Full text of "Pilgrim"
PLy mouth, Mass
To Mrs. Miriam Raymond
in Appreciation for Thirty Years
of Service to Plymouth High School
The many gifts she gave to us
Have filtered through her words and
Have pierced the coverings of our youth
To satisfy our lacks and needs:
A confidence to face the years
With firm intent and strength of soul,
To let the gold of righteousness
Lead us firmly to our goal. —
To cross the fields, the mighty hills
With gentle but determined tread,
To smear no man for effort's gain —
Erase the words best left unsaid.
To fill the flowing stream of life
With impetus and urge to strive,
To let the plan precede the word,
And nourish thoughts to make them
And not to slack when others stop
But take the places of the weak,
To waste no time, no word, nor space
And not to cringe for what we seek.
We dedicate to such a friend
Who taught, advised, and paid us heed, —
A work of words, and place our thanks
On one so blessed as to lead.
Of The Future
The present is no more than
that thin edge of time that em-
braces this moment. Before you
began to read these words they
were in the future; when you
reach the last word printed here
they will be a part of your past.
We live forever on the thres-
hold of the future. But in a broad-
er and somewhat looser sense your
Commencement may be looked
upon as the most significant in
this constantly progressing series
of thresholds to date. For that oc-
casion marks the end of your rela-
tively care-free school days and
the advent of the duties and re-
sponsibilities which will certify
your manhood. This is not to imply that between one instant and the
next, you will suddenly grow up. But it does mean that from then on
your attitude must change from that of one aspiring to grow up to that
of one who can prove he is growing up. Essentially it is the difference
between the school and the world: the first encourages you to grow, the
second demands proof that you have grown. You are on your own.
Being on your own there are many things you must be on your guard
against, and I could spend pages of type warning you of these. However,
I shall content myself with exposing two of these dangers and leave to
parents and friends all the others.
They are: (1.) "I'm as good as any other man", and (2.) "I'm entitled
to my own opinion."
Neither of these statements is true, altho each of them contains just
enough of the truth to give rise to confusion and at times embarrassment.
Consider #1. above. In the eyes of God and before the law you are
as good as the next man — but beyond that you are only as good as you
prove yourself to be. Obviously you aren't the equal of Joe Louis, or Joe
DiMaggio, or Mario Lanza, or J. Edgar Hoover, or Chief Justice Vinson
in their respective fields, or of hundreds of others whom you can easily
think of. To put it plainly: in the eyes of the world you are only as good
as the world is willing to grant; you must fight to establish yourself at
your own evaluation.
Consider #2. You are entitled only to express your opinion; no more
than that. Having expressed it you may have demonstrated nothing ex-
cept that you are hasty to speak and not too clear in thinking. For your
opinion is valueless unless it is based upon an adequate number of rele-
vant facts and is the product of deep and straight thinking. Far better
to say I'm responsible for my opinion than to say I'm entitled to it. All
too often the argumentative critter who maintains the latter finds in the
end that he is "stuck" with his opinion. Hence it is no more than good
sense to be sure of your facts, reserve judgment, and speak only when
what you have to say will do some good.
Carry the above items over the threshold into your future and you
will find them useful there.
The Threshold Of The Atom
The class of 1952 is the eighth class to graduate into the atomic age.
Just eight years ago next August, the bomb that shattered a Japanese
city, as we all know, gave man a greater power to destroy man, and with
it, a tremendous impact of choice — to kill or let live. However, we are
one of the first classes actually graduating into a world using atomic pow-
er toward peace. In fact, within this year, the first atomic furnace was
constructed in Harwell, England — a furnace which will not need refueling
until late in the Twentieth Century. Here is a definite stepping stone on
the path toward constructive use of this potent atomic energy — . Prompt-
ed by the installation of this "miracle" at Harwell, plans are being com-
pleted to run ships and even planes by atomic power, and to further facili-
tate production throughout the world by this energy. It is because we
feel that this atomic energy will play a vital part in our futures that we
use it for the PILGRIM theme.
A threshold is an entrance. An entrance is no more than the site be-
tween the place you came from and the place you want to go. It is the
opportunity involved that makes the threshold an inspirational spot. As
a person standing at the doorway to a church might well approach the
altar to pray, as a worker entering a factory might well approach his
machine to work, and as the student entering the schoolroom might well
approach his desk to think, so should the youth standing at the doorway
to an atomic age pray and work and think — all toward a purpose.
What is our purpose? For most of us, fame and wealth are not so
important as security and happiness. Among the 150 of us there will be
scientists and technicians who will endeavor in new paths of the atomic
field. There will be teachers and ministers who will develop logic and
human understanding. There will be skilled workers who will facilitate
their work by atomic power, and there will be workers of all types who
will benefit from the storehouse of atomic knowledge. In this modern
age, it is not now a problem to seek an interesting occupation but a prob-
lem to choose from the vast opportunities offered. Opportunity has never
yet been bounded by fences or ocean or atmosphere.
The atomic age, however, holds more than a scientific meaning. It in-
cludes consideration of human relations. "For God — for Friend — for Coun-
try" is a challenge that requires us to give of our very best to three
agencies and that one that discourages us from crowding out one in favor
of the others. For one living in such a complex age, thought must there-
fore become three-dimensioned.
Difficult to become a worth-while citizen in a highly scientific age?
Yes, but easier now to steer on the highway than to creep out of a blind
alley later. You, Miss P.H.S. and You, Mr. P.H.S, and all your friends,
with the aid of Mr. A. Tom hold the raw materials to make the world
more interesting and useful and inspirational. Only one ingredient is
missing and that is YOU.
On behalf of the PILGRIM Staff, the Editor-in-chief would like to
thank Mr. Roland Holmes, the PILGRIM advisor, for his faithful guid-
ance, Mrs. Margaret Brown, the art advisor, for her co-operation and time,
Richard Blaisdell and his art staff who have worked overtime in the PIL-
GRIM art work, and Sylvia Melahoures, who has always been prepared
and willing to take any number of candids.
1951 - 1952
Editor-in-chief — Marilyn Griffith
Junior Literary Editor — Joyce Contente
Sophomore Literary Editor — Karen Engstrom
Business Manager — Ann Hilton
Staff — Nancy St. George, Asst. Manager; Adele Vandini, Sally
Holmes, Constance Jennings, Joan Cavicchi, Claudette DiStaula,
Art Editor— Richard Blaisdell
Staff — Priscilla Tillson, Sally Eldredge, Joyce Brenner, Natalie
Photography Editor — Sylvia Melahoures
Staff — Benjamin Cohen, Dorothy Chase, Richard Carlin
School News Editor — Patricia Parkhurst
Asst. — Arlene Motta
Senior Features — Marion Cadman
Staff — Patricia Goodwin, Nancy Pellegrini, Lila Melisse, Sheldon
Kaplow, Marion Muthig, Elaine Cavicchi, Jean Douglas, Roberta
Senior Statistics — Laurien Enos
Staff — Joyce Gallerani, Steven Tavares, Patricia Darsch, Barbara
Brenner, Elaine Correa, Sally Mandell, Rollene Zaniboni, Theodore
Boys' Sports Editor — Brooks Johnson
Girls' Sports Editors — Nancy Prindle, Marguerite Holmes
Asst. — Elizabeth Priestley
French Editor — Janice Williams
Latin Editor — Laura Hutchinson
Science .- Math Editors — Ernest Souza, Arthur Atkins
Typists — Barbara Mori, Natalie Santos, Rollene Santos, Constance Crowell,
Se/i\o x s
I am Miss P.H.S., a typical
Senior. Like many other High
School Seniors all over the
world, I am worried about the
world I live in. After going
through a period of preparation,
I am about to enter the thres-
hold of the working world of
my future. Will my future be a
blaze of atomic warfare or a
world of harnessed atomic pow-
er put to work for mankind? I
have other worries too — over
my marks, my appearance, my
clothes. I like the movies, my
favorite being "A Place in the
Sun". I enjoy reading when I
can sandwich it in but I always
read SEVENTEEN. Dancing and
dating are my favorite pastimes
though sometimes I just like to
sit and listen to music like "Tell
Me Why?" For dates and get-
togethers, Leland's is my fav-
orite; and pizza is my favorite
snack. About people — I like,
first of all, people with a sense
of humor; but kindness and
sincerity come pretty close. I do like school even though at times I pre-
tend I don't. My favorite subject is English and favorite teacher is Mrs.
Raymond. At times, I use a lot of slang, mostly "holy cow" and "gee whiz".
The PILGRIM this year is my book and your's. It is a composite of my
activities and yours. It is a summing up of a year and a steppingstone
to the threshold of the Atomic Age.
I am Mr. P.H.S., the typical
senior boy. For three years now
I've been planning for my fu-
ture; the future in which I shall
help to decide the fate of the
world. I'm a pretty average
guy. I like to spend some of my
evenings at the movies; my fav-
orite picture was "Frogmen". I
also spend some of my spare
time reading; my favorite mag-
azine is "Life". But, I guess I
devote most of my spare time
to sports; most any afternoon
you can find me at the gym,
learning how to be a good ath-
lete. I like to eat most anywhere
there is pizza or any other kind
of food. My music must be soft
and dreamy; my favorite song
is "Stardust". My favorite sub-
ject, girls, has been a universal
subject for a great many years.
My favorite teacher is Mrs.
Raymond; too bad she doesn't
teach our favorite subject. I
guess I'm going to be pretty
glad when school is over; but
deep down inside I know I'm going to miss it. The future seems a long
way off now; but I shall try to meet it when it comes.
Joan C avicchi
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vic-tory won, May hopes and vis-ions be
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THRESHOLD TO PEACE
Within the grey of dawning lujht
A morning star of purpose shines —
A star which leads the way to peace —
The brotherhood of man.
There's but one home upon this earth,
For men are equal born.
There's but one sky one universe,
One God above us all.
One faith sends man abroad to walk
The yet unbroken paths ahead.
One heart in one unbroken time
Throbs out the tempo of our lives.
The world which we inherit soon
1 5 turbulent with cruelties
And petty hatreds which can turn
A man against his fellow man.
God, grant us wisdom to uphold
The rights of humankind,
f Til understanding wakens love
And freedom rules the earth;
And we can proudly raise our heads
And say to those behind,
f, 0ur job is done. Our life was oiven
To 6od~ to friend— to country.
His personality and sportsmanship helped Brooks
to the office of class president. He has served two
years on the Student Activities Society and served
as its president until he was elected Senior Class
President. Brooks is Sports Editor of the PILGRIM
and is an important cog of the basketball, football
and track team. He has served on many dance
committees and is a collector for the Cerebral Palsy
Fund. "Brooksie" with his smooth dancing and
striking friendliness is a person we will not quickly
"Sonny's" popularity and basketball fame have
made him a fine choice for vice-president. His six-
foot three inches sweep down the floor making
baskets with ease and dexterity; and at the same
time, he has received good grades. Ray was a del-
egate to the Boy's State in his Junior Year as well
as representative to Good Government Day for two
consecutive years. With his solemn brown eyes and
wavy black hair, "Sonny" has hopes of being an
Combining a sparkling personality with a winning
smile, Jean has been secretary of our class for the
last two years. "Jeanie" has helped lead our teams
to victory as a blue-eyed blonde member of the
Cheerleaders and captain during her Senior year.
A member of the Glee Club and Octette for three
consecutive years, Jean has been active in school
shows and is a member of the PILGRIM features
staff. Jean has proved to be a true sport as a mem-
ber of the basketball team.
Our dark-haired, industrious treasurer has set an
active pace for all of us in her friendly, sincere way.
She has been chosen as "Best Girl Citizen" by the
Senior Class and was given the 4-H State Award for
Citizenship. Last year she was Secretary of the
S.A.S. and won first place in the American Legion
Oratorical Contest. She has earned the position of
Editor-in-Chief of the PILGRIM. Last year Marilyn
won first place in the New England Science Fair and
this year received an Honorable Mention in the
National Talent Search. She is a member of the
Press Club, Glee Club, Orchestra, Honor Group, and
WE TRIED TO PAINT WITH SKILL AND WIT
THE PORTRAIT OF EACH LAD AND LASS,
AND THOUGH YOU DOUBT, YOU MUST ADMIT
THAT HERE'S A MOST ATOMIC CLASS.
She doesn't like her nickname
— studious? — beware of her driv-
ing someone in the 685th — al-
ways with Betty and Joan — her
sense of humor — specks — spark-
les — know any good jokes? (!)
"Bobby" — so dramatic — her nov-
els — "I think that's so nice" —
shrieking plaids — wacky sense
of humor — fun to be with — her
grand entrances — "Here I go
"Bobby" — seen with Pete Will-
iams — very shy, but a demon on
the Carver Plains — sharp dress-
er — loves cranberry products?
— arguing "Hot Rods" with
Owen — the silent man in auto
mechanics — Mrs. Kingman's star
"Big Art" — lady killer? — always
munching candy before school
— favorite hair color is yellow!
— very shy — a television bug —
"Gimme a book anytime" — those
Red Sox — likes sports — hates
"Zeke" — Nance — '49 power glide
Chevie — that Carver blonde —
likes to ice-skate and swim —
hates to be teased about cran-
berries — favorite subject: Amer-
ican History? — well-dressed —
every girl loves her sister — oh,
those Red Flops.
"Mike" — basketball whiz — good
on figures (all kinds) — always
fighting with Sid — up-and-com-
ing boy — freckles are the spots
"Inky" — terror at the tuba — that
laugh! — searching eyes — Ziggy
and Sonny — Yankee fan — May-
flower Sea Foods — band and
"Lainy" — seen most with Pete
and Barb — her face reflects her
personality — works Pilgrim
Drug — a high forehead signifies
intelligence — quiet — her shiny
hair — "Porky" — her little gig-
"Bud" — 33 Chevie — curly hair —
likes to take his car apart —
destination: Wentworth Insti-
tute — President of the Honor
Society — one of Carlo's harriers
— always with Owen — bunny
"Buzza" — likes dancing and the
piano — she and Dianne — ambi-
tion: travel to California and
live in a mansion for two weeks
— Mrs. R.'s private secretary —
tall, blond men — hates Tran-
scription but likes Business Ec.
— a basketball fan — she'd love to
have a shape like Jan's.
"Dick" — his "brilliant scintillat-
ing personality" — wrestling on
TV — Oh. can he draw! — sailing
— blondes, blondes, and blondes
— P. H. S.'s Milton Berle — car-
toons and comebacks — Pilgrim
"Bobby"— Krupa II— gift of gab
— Walk-Over's — Brooksie, and
Wing Ding — "Feel that breeze"
— the senior floor terror — his
hearty haw-haw — always avert-
ing teacher's attention — super
"Barb" — gooey banana splits —
number please? — her wistful
smile — Honor Society — Cheer-
leader — future resident of
Bridgewater State — hikes.
"Janie" — '50 Red Nash — Daddy's
little painter — always with
Bernie — curly hair — Roxbury
bound — always chawin' gum —
destination: wedding bells — Pet
peeve: woman teachers.
"Sonny" — all-scholastic hoop
star at the Garden — Zig and
Inky — Legion baseball — seen
most on the Carver road in his
red Kaiser — crazy over home-
work — Mr. Rogers' right hand
"Johnny" — racing cars — hangs
around the garage — "Is that
right?" — motorcycle maniac —
ambition: to build his dream
hot rod — mechanical cook? —
ain't no prof, in English — pet
peeve: people who dislike stock
car - racing — seen most with
Junior, Chuck, and Buzz.
Remember her in Tuxedo Junc-
tion? — always with Hilt — rides
around in a green Pontiac —
very fond of her brother — her
hazel eyes — quiet
"Jo-Jo" — service bound — likes
typing and ice - skating (but
where's the ice?) — seen most
with Maryann D. — "Oh well" —
a certain sailor — itchy feet.
"Midge" — loves baseball, hockey
— favorite class: study — he loves
his Toni; it's so easy to manage
— my frien' Ben — ambition:
steam-fitter — tin knocker.
"Boodge" — swimming, tennis,
hockey — "See my driver's li-
cense!" — Mama Urann's compo-
sitions — Oh, Henry! — plays lico-
rice stick in school band — a
Currier's special — "God Bless
"Lora" — Cherry Street Gang —
very artistic — fast talker — she
likes them tall and rugged —
Buggy! — B. E.'s "My Destiny".
She tickles the ivories with a-
bility — her hats — Take that
thing away - I'm allergic to it —
She and Pel — "Cavic" - wrote
words to class song — destination
- Boston University — quiet but
interesting — Carnegie Hall.
"Laurie" — giggles — O Kings-
ton — talk-talk-talk — she and
Betty Souza — how's hospital
work? — loves cars — a great au-
thor in 6th period study.
"Wing-Ding" — football player
and avid sports fan — a potential
four letter man — always argu-
ing with "Mole" — collects for
Miss Downey — dislikes practice
of any kind — Oh, that crew cut
— American Legion's star trom-
"Peachie" — green Mercury —
"When Johnny Comes Marching
Home" — Miss Talkative of '52 —
oh! those eyes — Mr. Pyle's Pet
Peeve — a little question box —
she belongs in the stock car
"Hop" — all-around athlete —
minestrone maniac — avid movie
fan — "Kid Dungarees" — brown-
eyed blonde — voted "Most Ath-
"Dotty" — top honors at Science
Fairs — seen most in P.H.S.'s Bi-
ology Lab. — destination: Bates
College — her hair is everyone's
envy — she keeps Woodbury and
Co. in business — "Dad, may I
take the car tonite?"
"Church" — Mr. Cavity — lob-
sterman — Tydol man — Navy
bound — likes hunting two-leg-
ged dear in Carver — likes sports
— likes to pitch curves — star
"Silly" — likes sports, men, curly
hair, and any form of relaxation
— dislikes cold home rooms, and
"The Sticks" — seen most with
those "Manomet Hicks" — ambi-
tion: to sit on the radiator out-
side Room 301.
"Herb" — all-round sports — he
and Motta are bosom buddies —
Swing and Sway with Sammy
Kaye — Does he eat Wheaties? —
"Shirl" — naturally curly hair —
neat as a pin — Smith's little
helper — when you gonna buy
your hot-rod? — sure you can
drive? — Sundaes at Leland's —
"Spars, here I come".
"Ellie" — that lucky gal with the
curly hair — "Charlie My Boy" —
"Beautiful, Beautiful Brown
Eyes" — "Oh heavens!" — a freck-
led, blue-eyed blonde — Stude-
baker — "I wish I could grow!"
"Walt" — Steve's partner in foot-
ball — future mayor of Carver —
green Ford — misses Gonsalves —
Mrs. Urann's bodyguard — Baby
Lou — belongs to Carver All-Star
"Connie" — cool, calm, and col-
lected — likes to sing — small and
pert — green-eyed blonde — just
about seen behind the office
desk — pals with Ann and Joanie
— that Personal Finance girl.
"Mike" — Guidetti's right hand
man — Boy's Club basketball star
— witty — good man with figures
— snazzy clothes — "Hot cha!".
"Pete" — another numbers gal —
loves cooking and eating same —
likes roller and ice skating — al-
ways with Babs and Ann — her
heart is aboard ship.
"Nat"— artistic —"Oh Great!" —
likes designing clothes — summer
at Chatham — sailing and swim-
ming enthusiast — peanut butter
— still water runs deep — likes
horses — life guards.
"Dicky" — likes to roller skate
with Joan and Sylvia — school
sports lover — hates vegetables —
future secretary — domestic type
— favorite pastime: eating.
"Claudy" — loves those Manomet
parties — drives a hot-rod — likes
all sports — seen most with Janet
Stefani — great gum chewer — big
brown eyes — make-up cards,
her favorite game.
"Jeannie" — petite blonde — crew
cuts — swimming — sings like a
bird — a smile for everyone —
class secretary — Capt. of Cheer-
leaders — nursing in her blood —
her long lashes hide her blue
Very friendly — neat as a pin —
office assistant — cute smile —
blushes easily — always cheerful
— dependable — oh, so shy!
"Babs" — "Watch it" — Joan and
Connie — a driving devotee —
seen most watching television —
destination: telephone operator
— "There's always room at our
"Joan" — Friendliness — neat
willing worker — good natured —
excellent dancer — thoughtful of
others — very quiet — lovely long
locks — always seen with Anne
"Eddie" — the Marines have
landed! — Mitch — "Got to" —
cheeseburgers — Yankess —
likes basketball — hazel eyes —
1:20 enthusiast — card shark — a
Homesteader — "I'm bashful".
"Nance" — Florence Nightingale
— Clara Barton, her alter ego —
definitely a book-bug — that
family tree — a singer? — "Oh,
Latin IV is killing me!" — baby
"Di" — that certain guy — likes to
play pin-ball machines — eats
only because she has to — dances
like a dream — big blue eyes —
GI clip — loads of clothes and
shoes — Union College.
"Laurie" — Cooper's little soda
jerk — green eyes — sports addict
— Student Council President —
the way she bangs those keys —
secretary for some rich man —
"'I hate men — but oh, you sol-
"Fitzie" — a Plympton boy at
heart — hates gym, but likes to
watch sports — an art student —
oh, that curly hair! — does he
have a temper! — good things
come in small packages — terror
on the Plympton bus.
A speed demon — seen most at
Buzzards Bay and Old Colony
Theater — spare or strike? —
bumpers tight — Seaside Gang —
Air Force? — those parties!
"Red" — likes the cinema — hates
GYM — she's a good driver? —
Miss Friendliness — good things
come in small packages — that
cackle — five feet, 99 pounds —
"Garsie" — a weakness for flyers
— Buzzards Bay! — likes roller-
skating — destination: business
school — Billy — "I'm gypped
again, and tripped again" — she
and Marie — Otis Air Field.
"Mickey" — left guard on foot-
ball team — dynamite comes in
small packages — Cavicchi's po-
tato lugger — baseball's hard-
luck kid — student at Joe Teves'
Library — Daddy's car.
"Ron"— Kid Chesterfield— a lad-
ies' man — finally caught the
deer he always talks about —
Mrs. Kingman's favorite student
— always telling Kaiser about
the one that got away — those
horse races — DiSalvatore's right
"Min" — purples and plaids —
talks about Newport — sketches
on the green — whiz on wheels —
eyes for guys — avid sports fan
— fun in art?
"Pat" — seen most with Sylvia
and Pat — favorite recreation:
D. A. and sleeping — Woolworth's
— that chuckle — vice: trying to
get in the girls' room at 8:05 —
hates vegetables — her sunny
disposition — her chats with Ann
"Don" — track demon — "Hey, cut
it out" — ambition: to be a Gen-
eral in the U.S.M.C. — pet peeve:
working in physics and going to
bed — seen most dodging state
troopers — chums around with
Barney, Horrible, and Jack —
likes P-town because there's
lots of nothing to do.
She keeps track of our money —
very friendly — busy little bee —
voted most likely to succeed —
comes from the cranberry coun-
try — big boss of the Pilgrim —
Science Fair honors — loves to
write sad poems — Dr. Griffith.
"Barney" — sailing fanatic — that
hateful 8:15 — bottle washer in
the Cordage Lab — Miss Down-
ey's pet pupil — argyles — track
man — carrot top — a smooth
dancer with "Hilt".
"Bruce" — hydraplane fanatic —
aviator's license for a car — col-
lects records — he'd give any-
thing to play with the Harmon-
icats — likes to "bum" down to
the Cape — radio ham.
"Hilt" — likes red heads — 1936
Dodge — "Gussy" — sailing —
good dancer — debating with
Holton — amateur disc jockey —
Business Editor of Pilgrim —
"Shortie" — favorite pastime:
writing — as seen by others: eat-
ing — favorite excuse: not in the
mood — ambition: to own a ranch
in Texas — part of the Seaside
Gang — owns two seats in the
North Plymouth Theater.
She and Shirl are inseparable —
Buzzards Bay bug — 302 chats at
1:15 — the poems that never
come — a certain boy too old at
18 — too quiet.
"Eddy" — seen most with George
Ide and George Holmes — na-
ture boy — loves television — very
shy with girls — wants to be an
accountant — High School errand
"Georgie" — he and Eddie —
doesn't like gym or sports —
favorite subject: auto mechanics
— likes to argue with Carlo —
candidate for high blood press-
ure — opposes the new system —
likes hunting and fishing.
"Holmsie" — that lucky raffle
ticket that won the car — an-
other artist — a real blue-eyed
blond — does he use Tintair? —
likes outdoor life — quiet and
"Maggie" — Chiltonville Chicken
— "Number pleaz?" — her spark-
ling personality — Honor Society
— "Air Force, here I come!" —
"Horrible" — fleet-feet — sleep ex-
pert — drives a '49 Plymouth —
6'3" — likes to run, and not from
girls — "brilliant sophomore" —
"Andy" — Bell Bottom Trousers
— an anchor around her heart —
cheerleader — telephone operator
— those 95's — she counts our
lunch money — math shark.
"Georgie" — wants to be a store-
keeper — Manomet basketball
and softball star — a brain in
English — curly headed rascal —
big brown eyes — Plymouth
High's Henry Clay.
"Izzie" — Wednesday night mov-
ies — Rockets fan — blue conver-
tible — originator of invisible
writing — neat dresser — squeaky
voice — her ringlets.
"Jenks" — has what someone
wanted for Xmas — you'll find
him at Town Square or the cue-
ball palace — freckles — likes
sewing — hangs around with
Manny, Moose, and Monk — red
"Teddy" — Water on the brain —
builds boats — lobsterman —
hockey and baseball man —
likes sharp sweaters — seen
driving a pick-up truck — figure
fanatic — hates neckties.
"Brooks" — class president —
dynamic personality! — sense of
humor — contagious laugh —
ability to argue!! — neat — smooth
"Horn" — hates girls — give him a
hunting magazine anytime —
wants a good hunting dog —
favorite class: gym — pin cushion
"Kap" — favorite pastimes: eat-
ing, pool-shooting, more eating,
tennis playing, and dancing —
Miss Wilbur's favorite — "Eliza-
beth" — hates being short (5'6Vi")
— soda jerk.
"Betty" — a vigorous cheerleader
— floorwalker of the senior cor-
ridor — arguing with Jean — a
Wig-Wag— a Clyde Balboni fan
— telephone operator — supports
the Plymouth theaters — that
"Bernie" — Junior Vice-Presi-
dent of Plymouth Federal Sav-
ings and Loan Association —
brown-eyed blonde — Janie and
Joan— What's in Fall River?—
always worried about bookkeep-
ing (who isn't!) — Mr Romano's
private secretary — pet peeve:
third period study — wants a
wardrobe like Janie Powell's.
"Jean" — a budding artist — It's
tremendous" — chums around
with Cathy S. — seen most be-
hind the fountain in Daddy's
drug store — destination: Airline
Hostess for Pan American
Airlines — hates working on
Saturday nights — combs her
hair with an egg beater.
"Brully" — likes to do nothing —
a rod and gun man — always by
his lonesome — guns for any-
thing he can find — likes two-
"Barb" — a sports fan — dance de-
mon — "I forgot" — Woolworth's
novelty gal — a driving fiend —
favorite subject: Bookkeeping?
— movies and TV — hates men,
but she'll have them medium
height, dark, and handsome —
"Shirl" — sporty — dual car-
buerators — Cherry Street Gang
— likes tall blondes with blue
eyes — department store closet —
galavanting — "Mama mea" —
sweater gal — lucky to have a
hair-dresser for an aunt.
"Lorry" — always laughing —
argumentative, especially with
Shirley — favorite subject: driv-
ing — likes her men tall, dark,
and the last name beginning
with C. — roller skating fan —
famous saying: "Povra Amatica"
— likes the boss.
"Buzzy" — '37 Ford — likes to do
nothing — grease monkey — a fu-
ture sea-going bell-hop — earns
his keep in the cage — the class
of '52 leaves Buzzy 10c for razor
blades — "Bet'cha boots!!".
"Mac" — anyone with a car —
Buzzards Bay gals — Scotch and
soda — roving kind — sea legs —
"Good Lord!" — Manomet: God's
country — hates Pilgrims — man
"Bub" — "Toots" — loves his sister,
but, oh, that car — all he wants
for Christmas — sees best in the
dark — that Irish smile — Kings-
ton — a girl in every port.
"Big Dick" — likes to do nothing
fast — loves button-hook passes —
a good friend of Hostetter's —
loves masonry work? — likes to
dance! — a Ziggy Mondeau fan —
he gets the most attention in
6th period study.
"Sally" — a passion for South-
erners — male dish washers — Ox-
ford gray fiannels--Fords and old
houses — pet peeve: fickle men —
'Ye Gads" (in her Hahvahd ac-
cent) — seen most with a make-
"Don" — a lady killer (like Val-
entino) — that baby smile —
works the National money box
to death — softball star — a neat
dresser — likes sports — lives in
corduroy jackets — favorite say-
"Sylvi" — favorite hobby: Pho-
tography — wants to work for
the airlines — an art student —
"Gee, golly!" — likes popular
music — chums with the Carver
and Manomet gals — tall sailors.
Likes to dance — favorite class:
English — always with Barb —
works in Pilgrim Drug — likes
cowboy music — "Oh, my hair's
straight again!" — destination:
"Lana" — likes to roller skate
and dance — favorite sports: bas-
ketball and softball— "Capeesh?"
California bound — likes Book-
keeping 1 — pet peeves: baby-sit-
ting and getting up early — Phyl
and Mary — favorite spot — Buz-
zards Bay Rink.
"Mitch" — another Willie Hoppe
— P.H.S.'s high jumper — Miss
Kingman's pet peeve — always
with Toots — let a smile be your
umbrella — woman hater? —
slick hair — bell bottom trousers.
"Ziggy" — the man with a horn
— a football star — oh, that crew
cut! — drives a delivery truck —
always in North Plymouth —
seen most arguing with Chur-
"Speed" — fast walker — likes
fishing — Huckleberry Finn
freckles are a sign of beauty —
shy — hunting — Daniel Boone
— flashy dresser.
"Barb" — her parties — Pilgrim
typist — bright plaids — her loves
are clothes and music — she and
Roberta — not a peep — mad driv-
er — that certain Marine.
"Bob" — a J. B. fan — another
Dave Ferris — Plymouth's all-
star center — likes swimming —
speed demon of the gridiron —
"Please throw a spread-pass" —
blue Chevie truck — likes art
because someone else does.
Giggling in study — never lacks
breath — just mention Eddie —
always singing (?) — hopes to be
a teacher (poor kids!) — "I'll
clue you" — that French accent!
— those college boards.
"Hal" — frequently visits Whit-
man — Plymouth convertible
coupe — good pass receiver — likes
the wilds of South Carver for
hunting — vacation (with pay)
from school — housebroken —
likes drum-majorettes — wait-
ing for spring baseball.
"Snap" — operetta chorus —
Shutterbug — Dramatic Club —
those beautiful green Chevies —
Where's Charlie? — always look-
ing for the mailman — cocker
"Marty" — strawberry blonde
— pet peeve: Pel's inability to
be on time — knits argyles for
brother Bob — part-time student
— those horrible Latin transla-
tions^ — sparkling smile.
"Nellie" — the husky- hustler —
going to be a state trooper; like
father, like son — sweet Swede —
spaghetti lover — greatest rac-
queteer in Pilgrim town — likes
girls with long blonde hair and
blue eyes — blushes.
"Nicky" — pet peeve: home les-
sons — destination: air force —
"I'm tired" — her friendly nature
— baby blue eyes — quiet gal —
a helping hand.
"Barbie" — likes to argue with
Lila — she's a gum fiend — "Dig
a hole!" — Sully's other half —
she's lovely; she's engaged —
what does she use? — pretty
"Pell" — a new outfit every day
— Babyface — Oh, so shy! — put
down that book — McClellan's
maid — always combing her locks
— whiz in Latin IV — Bridge-
"Danny" — likes red heads —
wants to join the army — works
in the National — "don't call me
Curly" — whiz in Auto Mechan-
ics — quiet and shy? — former
member of Rat Hole gang — Ir-
ish twinkle in his eye.
"Honey" — likes to ride horses,
and dance — always with Joanne
at football and basketball games
— little ice - skater with many
favorite sayings — destination:
Air Force — pet peeve: one-arm
drivers — favorite occupation:
"Pat" — likes Softball and danc-
ing — Old Colony Laundry — tele-
vision fan — home maker — likes
to sing — part of the Cherry
Street Gang — hates males and
movies — Are you kidding?
"Pat" — friendliness — pet
peeve: make-up cards — favorite
saying: "I don't know." — yearns
for a '52 Pontiac — ambition:
physiotherapist — Pat and Sylvia
— happy days in art.
"Pat" — P.H.S.'s answer to Rub-
enstein — she keeps the Senior
Class Diary — favorite class: 6th
period English — "I don't care!"
— that hair-do — next year: Mass.
State — casual and friendly.
"Jan" — cheaper by the dozen —
wise-cracking — Winnie and Buz-
za — devoting herself to culinary
art — live in Revere — Miss Hard-
ware of 1952 — Holbrook.
NANCY ST. GEORGE
"Nanny" — all - around athlete
— her plaid hat — "Gosh, I for-
got!" — the Science Fair — product
of Warren Avenue — late for
French ? — shells.
"Nan" — cashier at Currier's —
seen most in the library — keen
sense of humor — Hilt and Becky
— Scotch plaids — those ads for
the Pilgrim — <Press club — saves
old track shoes.
"Gene" — another Plymptonian
nature boy — "we never thought
he'd grow!" — seen most with
Fitz, Dick, and ??? — Oh! that
'37 Nash — great guy when it
comes to friendship — clean-cut
"Shorty" — Paul Bunyan's neph-
ew — super lobsterman — the
house on the bluff — Celtics fan
— all of 6'7" — super duck hunter
— likes loafing - not bread — al-
gebra demon — former pill-hill-
killer — great moose hunter.
"Mole" — nothing but a Scotch-
man — "mighty mite" — always
arguing with "Rat" — borrowing
Lenny Bernardo's neckties —
great ticket seller for senior
dance — will take any dare —
Scotch and Italian national an-
"Rosie" — a movie fiend — likes
basketball games — chamber-
maid — bookkeeping menace —
shorthand in longhand — all of
4'9" — always talking about
Glenda — "Gee whiz" — wipe that
"Marie" — Pet Peeves: school
and Bookkeeping II — Val's pal
— '49 Nash — "Crying out loud" —
those trips to Boston! — "jitter-
bug" — sports addict — likes juicy
books — those drooly "Mickey
Finns" — strawberry ice-cream.
"Nat"— "Tell Me Why"— dance
floor demon — always busy bus
waiting — favorite recreations:
arguing and sleeping — head arm
twister of 305.
"Chickey" — always with the
"Mole" — permanent member of
the Club '50 — "I don't know
'nuttin" — give anything to be
five feet — demon on a bicycle —
doesn't like swimming, but likes
what goes swimming?? — avid
baseball player — pan greaser.
"Roily" — a Rockets' follower —
the Pepsi girl: more bounce to
the ounce — Monday morning
dazes — P.H.S.'s Imogene Coca —
always heard saying, "What cha
"Jack" — "turn on the radio,
Jack" — visits Kingston often —
one of Carlo's harriers - a neat
dresser — Navy bound — Caruso
of the showers — Haskell's
"Pat" — a member of Mr. Pyle's
1:20 Club— got S. T. initiated in-
to the 1:20 Club — always talking
about Kathy— favorite hang-out:
Pilgrim Drug — likes all sports,
especially football and ice-skat-
ing _ Sally Korth's right-hand
"Bones" — likes sports and read-
ing — those tricky test questions
— a Carver resident — Wally and
Frankie — life's aim: to be a test
"Linny" — doesn't like sports —
likes girls — "Inez" — priesthood —
Big Walt and Babby Lou's body-
guard — drives a '46 Plymouth
like a demon — cooking's his
meat — Carlo's private tutor in
Auto Mechanics — the little voice
that wasn't there — the guy who
taught Arthur Murray.
"Silvester" — luckiest boy in the
shorthand class; in fact, the
only one — drives a '49 souped
up Ford — whiz at dancing — pop-
ular with the girls — going
steady with Barbara — Plym-
outh's star hoopball artist — a
baker — going to be a man.
"Den" — truck driver — likes
hunting, running, swimming —
lives between a jail and hospital
— suddenly ill during deer sea-
son — "Honest, I did the home-
lesson, Miss Wilbur."
"Betty" — neat dresser — moder-
ately shy — likes Household Arts
— ambition is to have and drive
her own car — always with
Laurie — ticket lady in Ply-
mouth's only theater.
"Ernie" — beware of the quiet
type — gets the morning news
from Lenny — "Ho ho, that's
rich!" — he's a "humper" of a
dresser — that bashful smile —
sport fanatic — Boston Braves —
he's still waiting for the city
series — best usher North Plym-
outh ever had.
'Jan" — loyal to Manomet — likes
to swim — grease monkey's right
hand — naturally curly hair — al-
ways neatly dressed — hauls in
the dough in the cafeteria.
"Winnie" — chummy with Buzza
and Jan — a whiz in English —
belongs to the Buzzards Bay
roller derby — likes football, es-
pecially the way Bourne plays
it— she's got the Swedish devil
in her — "I'm gonna be a cush-
maker." — that sweet little voice.
"Cathy" — likes dancing — favor-
ite subject: English — likes all
sports, especially swimming —
likes neat, conservative clothes
— wants to be a secretary — those
sporty socks — "Oh! Lord, I don't
know" — seen most with Janie B.
"Cookie" — likes H. A. — hot rod
happy — out-door man — likes to
dog paddle — Mr. Romano's star
pupil — always seen arguing with
Pete Williams — Benassi's best
friend — television fiend — loves
"Stevie" — flashing smile — co-
captain of the football team —
fishing for "buckela" off the
shores of Portugal— wants to go
to Brown University and play
football — looking for the right
thread on a knitted suit — he
could live on pizza and spa-
"Jan" — blushes — has a temper to
match her hair — only red-head
in Senior Class — don't ever call
her "Red" — big tease.
"Joan" — no love for stenography
— second shortest girl in Senior
Class — likes gossip — loves to
talk — writes to Kip in study —
runs home every day for a let-
ter — likes rollerskating — works
at Woolworth's — always with
Harriet and Betty.
"Phil" — destination: Burdett —
he's working on his second mil-
lion (the first was too hard to
get) — P.H.S.'s Webster — slaves
at Morse and Shermans — so bus-
inesslike — Constitution capers.
"Betty Anne" — disc jockey —
adores blue eyes and boys'
sweaters — strawberry cokes —
Harriet and Joan — Oh! that
brother — a weakness for bru-
nettes — an Eddie Fisher fan —
Summer Street gang.
"Carl" — always at Pill Hill —
football enthusiast — seen with
"Doc" Savi — a machine in Auto
Mechanics — finally got his lic-
ense — argumentative soul.
"Len" — likes all sports — another
Tommy Dorsey — he's a party
boy — "Turn back the hands of
time" during football season —
seen most at Joe Teves' with the
gang — Oh! that Vaz to Vaz com-
"Connie" — Oh, that blond hair!
— roller skates her way through
life — Manomet sprout — Janie
and Janet — Dutch artist — a Sun-
day school teacher — choir bird.
"Dick" — Mr. Romano's right
hand man — head usher at Old
Colony Theatre — ambition: C.P.
A. — very friendly — hobby: col-
lecting I. O. U.'s — drives a grey
"Don" — a sports fan; Celtics are
tops — likes swimming — at-
tracted to the opposite sex — a
Mama Urann star pupil — a sharp
dresser — lobster fisherman —
a buddy of Churchill's 'til they
"Jannie" — basketball (No. 25) —
she's a Carver belle — a great
talent for dancing — likes to
swim — destination: Wheaton
(she hopes) — likes red Kaisers
and cranberries — Hilt and Zeke
— pet peeve: argyles — "All
"Pete" — likes to work on cars —
owns a hopped up Model A —
great chef: "Salty" — likes to
hunt deer in his spare time —
Cranberry diet — that Lux com-
plexion — no peroxide there —
"Monk" — Woody — hunting —
loves defense and offense when
it comes to B — great bookkeep-
er — always driving a truck al-
though he can't see over the
wheel — "Little Lulu" — al-
ways making sizeable comments.
"Lucy" — loves roller-skating; al-
ways down the Bay — loves ill'
ol' Falmouth — always arguing
with F. F.— Oh! that kid sister
of mine! — Revenue collector in
"Sasha" — "I'm late, I'm late" —
lab happy — balances books on
fire hydrants — P.H.S.'s Woody
Herman— basketball fan — "My
Dodgers!" — Mr. Pack's pride
and joy (?).
Plymouth, once a tourist town,
Into a vital city grew;
The reason for this rapid change
Was the class of '52.
As I arrived home from New York, I was met at the Plymouth Air-
port by the Mayor of our fair city, BEN BENASSI, with his private sec-
retary, MAGGIE HOLMES. We proceeded at once to the BOB BORSARI
Country Club where we were to meet the rest of the class of 1952 for
our 10th year reunion.
MARION MUTHIG, hostess and also dancer at the club, greeted us
at the door. WALTER NELSON, police chief, and DANNY O'KEEFE,
Lieutenant, were standing at the entrance conversing with ARTHUR AT-
KINS, criminal lawyer, and SABRA CARPENTER, secretary at the F.B.I.
Police Chief Nelson mentioned something about checking to see that the
RONNIE GUIDETTI Gambling Laws were being carried out.
JOE MAGUIRE, the country's most eligible bachelor, informed me
that several well-known figures in the sports world were at the swim-
ming pool. LAURIE ENOS, head of a successful advertising agency,
showed me the way.
GEORGE CLARKE, manager of the Red Sox and HAROLD MOTTA,
manager of the Braves, were in a heated discussion on the diving board.
Waiting patiently to dive off were RAY BUSSOLARI, star of the Celtics,
and STEVE TAVARES, football coach at Penn State. WALT CORREIA,
recently elected to the Ail-American line-up, and BOB HOLTON, track
star, were sound asleep. LENNY VAZ, coach of P.H.S.'s undefeated foot-
ball team, was enlisting the aid of Notre Dame's coach, WAYNE CATON,
in fixing his portable. ELAINE CAVICCHI and NANCY PRINDLE, phys-
ical instructors at Wellesley, informed me that "MICKEY" GAVONI had
won his tenth fight at the gardens.
I walked back to the club with that entertaining personality, JOAN
CAVICCHI, who said she had finally completed her own version of "God
Bless America". We found, upon reaching the lobby of the club, that a
large group had gathered around those who had recently visited France.
SYLVIA MELAHOURES, winner of the National Photography Contest of
America, was taking their pictures. ARLENE MOTTA, French teacher
at the Sorbonne; NANCY PELLEGRINI, one of the Nation's Ten Best-
Dressed Women; and NATALIE DENNETT, famous artist, were in the
I entered the cocktail lounge with TED JESSE and EARLE BURGESS,
who had just built America's most luxurious liner. BOB ANDREWS and
BOB WILLIAMS, cranberry tycoons, were ordering fast ginger-ale fizzes
from part-time bartender at the Stork Club, PHIL MAINI. DONNIE REID,
author of that new book, "How to Stop Growing", informed me that DON-
NIE McGRATH had produced a new perfume which he had titled "Un-
decided". SHIRLEY LODI will be given the first bottle free of charge.
JEAN DOUGLAS, head nurse at the MARILYN GRIFFITH Hospital,
entered with her staff of nurses, composed of SYLVIA CHURCHILL,
ELAINE CORREA, PAT GOODWIN, and NANCY DUNLAP. Marilyn,
founder of the modern hospital, has been winning scientific awards since
PAT PARKHURST, manager of Shiretown Newsstore, made a grand
entrance with ROLLENE ZANIBONI, editor of the Zaniboni Times. Pat
asked me if I had heard about EDWARD DUGAN'S being named Good-
will Ambassador to France. I had already heard about it from NORMAN
MITCHELL, television's newest "Answer Man". "Mitch", of course, had
always known all the answers. "MIKE" BARRETT, owner of the Barrett
Cab Co., and DICKIE BARUFALDI, president of the American Fishing
Industry, joined the table and I found that the lights were being dimmed
by electrician, AL LOPRESTI, for the first act of the evening, which
comprised NAT SANTOS, specialty dancer, and WINNIE STENQUIST,
popular recording song stylist.
Feeling restless during the act, I slipped away and wandered upstairs
to the library where I found LAURA HUTCHINSON, BARBARA BREN-
NER, BETTY TRAVERS, and CONNIE VERKADE, teachers at Plymouth
High School, meeting with their engaging principal, DONNIE WEEKS.
Not wanting to interrupt their intent conversation, I kept on until I
reached the kitchen. JOAN CAPPELLA, LORETTA CARAMELLO,
MARY IZZO, and BARBARA LODI, dietitians at COLIN MacKENZIE's
Manomet Cafe, were preparing the evening's banquet. I sampled their
masterpieces and wandered on. Back in the lobby, that man of few words,
LEROY MORGAN, was reading the Zaniboni Times, which headlined the
robbery of the EUGENE QUINLAN National Bank. The bank tellers
BERNADETTE KUHN, JANE BRENNER, GEORGE HOLMES, IRWIN
HOLMES, and MIKE CUOZZO, had all been involved. Detective BOB
SANTOS was still trying to solve this break.
JOYCE GALLERANI, hair stylist at the ORMAN JENKINS Poodle
Shop, and BETTY KRUEGER, owner of Betty's Bakery, joined me back
at the lounge, where comedienne ROLLENE SANTOS was in the spotlight.
PAT MURPHY, drama student, came around to our table to sell us an
autographed copy of SALLY MANDELL's new book on dogs. At the table
next to us LUCILLE ZANELLO, beauty consultant, was giving advice to
NANCY BAILEY and ANN PALAVANCHI, who were chosen to represent
Plymouth in a coming beauty contest.
As soon as Rollene had finished her act, we departed for the dining
hall. DICK BLAISDELL, famous cartoonist, sat opposite me with JACK
SCHEID and DONALD GOVONI, congressmen. BROOKS JOHNSON,
Speaker of the House, addressed the class before we ate. MARIAN CAD-
MAN, the country's leading psychiatrist, suddenly became intensely in-
terested in me. Finally, I excused myself before dessert and left the din-
A few late arrivals were entering the club, I noticed. RONNIE
KAISER and DICKIE LIBRO, new owners of the General Motors, arrived
in their Cadillac. GEORGE IDE, president of First National Stores, was
with them. OWEN TAVARES, owner of that fabulous hotel at West Pond,
arrived in a Barrett Cab with BRUCE HENDERSON, owner of a chain
HARRIET ADAMS, JOAN CAVACCO, BARBARA GARSIDE, and
LORRAINE LOPES joined me in the lobby, and they discussed the new
kindergarten recently opened in Manomet by "PETE" DARSCH. DOTTY
CHASE passed us and I was informed she had invented false teeth for her
toothless rats. JOAN BESSETTE, head of the Telephone Company, rushed
in with one of her supervisors, LORRAINE CASEY, to say that HARRY
CHURCHILL, Hollywood agent, was in the lounge with his discovery who
had become famous at M.G.M., ANN HILTON. Ann was being interviewed
by reporter, SHELDON KAPLOW, and the fashion director of Vogue
magazine, NANCY ST. GEORGE, was taking notes on the interview.
SHIRLEY CORDEIRO, owner of the Airline Training School, joined
our group with that famous woman pilot, DIANNE DYER. MARIE FON-
TAINE, ANN HOLMAN, and BARBARA NICKERSON, all teachers in the
school were with them. CATHERINE SW ANTON and JOAN LaFOREST,
air line hostesses, were also, among the group.
The guests were slowly filling the ballroom for the entertainment of
the evening. Rancher JOHN CADMAN and cafe proprieter, BOB MOR-
INI, were clearing the floor. PHILIP TINTI, Plymouth's answer to
Lowell Thomas, was rehearsing his speech while his secretary, CONNIE
CROWELL, prompted him, to the annoyance of CAROLE HENRY, world
traveler, trying to re-memorize her speech. LILA MELISSE and PAT
SOLLIS, who had scheduled the entertainment, were nervously checking
the lists. In the center of all this JANICE WILLIAMS, that sensational
dancer, was trying out her kicks.
ELAINE BATTLES, JOANNE DRIES and ANNE DREW, models at the
BARBARA PECK Charm School, entered breathlessly with JAMES FITZ-
PATRICK and EDDIE HOLMES, insurance brokers. DICKIE VILLANO,
owner of the city's ten movie houses, and HOWIE WOOD, landscaper for
Hollywood movie sets, were ushered to reserved seats. ERNIE SOUZA
and "BARNEY" HATHAWAY, dental surgeons, were passing out dental
appointments to all.
Five minutes before the show began BARBARA MORI, Secretary of
State, rushed in with that man of distinction, KENNY REID. They had
just flown in after having dinner at the White House. MARYANN DICK-
SON, CLAUDETTE DISTAULA, and BARBARA DRIES, Washington
secretaries, obviously had come in on the same plane. ANN HALL, fash-
ion director of Charm magazine, with her secretaries PAT PRATT and
JANET STEFANI, were the last to be seated by ushers, JANET PRETONI
and JOAN TIBBETTS.
Master of Ceremonies, BOB BORSARI, began his speech and then the
SILVA trio, composed of FRANKLIN, CHARLES, and RICHARD, took
over with the song interpretations of ROSE ROMANO. As the entertain-
ment progressed, I noticed engineer, CARL TURINI and scientist, DEN-
NIS SMITH, falling asleep. MARY SANTOS, HELEN MICHAEL, and
ROLLENE PERRY, hair dressers at BETTY SOUZA'S beauty salon, left
to finish their dessert, and JANIS TIBBETTS left to find Danny.
I turned my attention immediately to the floor, as the spotlight fell
on JOE MONDEAU, and the audience burst into applause. Joe raised his
baton and "Stardust" poured forth. The couples got up to dance and the
clock struck 12:00. Like Cinderella, I left the Club and hailed a taxi to the
airport. Plymouth was wonderful but Broadway was waiting.
by Roberta Anderson
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Most Fun to be with
oms and Lws
We never believed way back when we were Sophomores that it
would be so hard to leave school with its rules, boring study halls, and
homelessons. Why, to be a senior was almost to be free. Somehow,
though, for Seniors, school takes on a special meaning — especially when
you can count the schooldays left on one hand.
As we walk through the halls after school, the corridors don't seem
quite so bare as they've seemed before, considering all the friends who've
housed their books there. And through the doors, the schoolrooms seem
a lot friendlier and more cheerful when you think of the teachers who've
helped and encouraged you.
A water fountain we never thought much about. There was always
a good excuse to get a drink before class so we could chat a minute to
stall off the serious work. And remember how proud we were when we
mastered the serious work and finally began to understand the geometry
theorem, the French subjunctive or stenography! The halls are empty
now without the pushing and crowding and laughing, without the couples,
the crowds with their own delicious secrets, the homeroom huddles of
The auditorium. As Sophs we'd gaze up at the balcony, and the Sen-
iors seemed so sophisticated and good-looking and poised; but somehow
when we stretch ourselves over the auditorium shelf, we feel strangely
young. The auditorium where we saw the assemblies — the films — the
speakers — the pep meetings and the German band. Our first Senior class
meeting there and the tension over graduation clothes and flowers — .
The gym. The Senior Dance where everyone handed over his 500 (no
tax) with a smile, and how we nearly burst our buttons when the fronts
soared above all the other Senior Dances. The gym where we went out
for basketball or cheerleading.
The office where you could get anything from help to a makeup card,
and the Dean's Office where we went for advice. Remember how we all
trooped in there to hear the results of our B. U. Tests that discovered our
talents and abilities.
The lab. Will you ever forget the day we made hydrogen sulfide, and
the pungent smell floated right up to the Senior rooms? It was unpleasant
but also triumphant because it broadcast that we were real scientists. And
the biology lab where we made plans for the Science Fair, where the doors
always seemed wide open, where there was always a rabbit or guinea pig
and the ever-prsent rats.
The library. Those study periods, endless at times, and short others
when you left a theme for the eleventh hour. Time then to think of little
things — of the drag of college boards and the hope that dwelt in them;
of the solemn, inspiring Honor Society Initiation; of the pizza you made
in Home Arts; of the surge to the cafeteria at lunch time like water break-
ing through a dam.
The bulletin board where you first saw your name on the Honor Roll
or knew that you'd made the Pilgrim Staff. And, somehow, today, you
notice a poster for the first time though it's been there a month.
The art room where you made up the cast for the school shows and
fashioned the Christmas scenery and the time near graduation where you
worked breathlessly for perfection.
Inanimate things seem alive because of the people who have touched
them, and you realize that a school is a lot more than corridors and
teachers and books. You realize that the world is unbelievably large out-
side as you prepare to enter it as a full-fledged member. Yes, there's still
graduation with its pomp and Senior Music and The Class Poem, and
Class Night with its gaiety, and jobs and college and new friends, but
there's something gone — as you go out that door — something you know
when you're a Senior.
BEST GIRL CITIZEN
This is the sixteenth year that the National
Society of Daughters of the American Revolu-
tion has asked high school seniors through-
out the United States to choose one from their
number upon whom they could bestow the
honor of Best Girl Citizen. The Class of 1952
has on the basis of outstanding character,
service, patriotism, and service bestowed this
honor upon Marilyn Griffith.
Throughout her high school years Marilyn
has distinguished herself in school activities.
Serving most efficiently as class treasurer, she
has maneuvered us through financial matter*.
Her fine work as Editor-in-Chief of the Pilgrim
has made our yearbook a wonderful success.
She is a member of the orchestra, has won
recognition for her wonderful work in biology,
and is a member of the Honor Group and Na-
tional Honor Society.
The Class of 1952 is proud to present
Marilyn Griffith as its Best Girl Citizen.
SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Seated: Vice-President, Raymond Bussolari; Secretary, Jean Douglas; President, Brooks
Johnson; Treasurer, Marilyn Griffith.
Standing: Advisor, Mrs. Miriam Raymond.
1. Back to school
2. First Pep Meeting off with a bang
3. Get- Acquainted Dance — Hi Everybody!
4. Ziggy's Debut
5. Hey, Good Lookin?
6. Armistice Day — The Principal Speaks
7. Bonjour, Jean Hamel
8. We pay our respects to Columbus with Fr. McAskell
9. TIME editor comes to P.H.S.
10. Representative from Cerebral
Palsy Foundation thanks P.H.S.
11. Miss Stillman from Ocean Spray
talks up advertising careers for
12. PILGRIM jambouree at Wey-
13. Jr.H.S. entertains us with Christ-
14. Mickey receives award at annual sports assembly
15. We take a world cruise with Mary Barry and her Marimba
16. Johnny takes a bow at P.H.S. band concert
17. Philip Tinti wins P.H.S. 1952 Oratorical Contest
18. Yearbook convention at Whitman
19. Plymouth, England, versus Plymouth, Massachusetts
WaJ If lowers
It was a
CEREBRAL PALSY FUND
Each year the Student Activities Society, under the sponsorship of
Miss Downey, has carried on a charitable project. In the past years, the
school has contributed to such worthy organizations as Care, the Veterans'
Rehabilitation Hospital, the Children's Medical Center, and the Jimmy
This year, the student body
elected the Cerebral Palsy Fund as
the project they would like to sup-
port. Contributions by the students
have been voluntary, and the stu-
dents appreciate the opportunity to
help the unfortunate. Every day a
class representative goes through his
home room collecting all contribu-
tions. As soon as a room has received
its assigned quota, the news is broad-
cast throughout the school. Forty
cents a quota is donated by each
In December, the students were
visited by the President of the Cere-
bral Palsy Fund. She showed a very
poignant movie of the youthful vic-
tims of Cerebral Palsy, who were
not able to live normal lives, because
the impulses from their brains were
not able to make contact with the
members of their bodies. The students
were shown that through research,
physical therapy, and careful train-
ing these children can be so devel-
oped they can live more useful and happy lives. The students were
deeply touched and have exemplified their feelings by their enthusiasm in
completing their quotas quickly.
The Plymouth High School students have been highly commended
for their achievements. Last year, we were praised in the Boston Herald
for our charitable efforts.
CEREBRAL PALSY FUND COLLECTORS
First Row: Jane Gunther, Miss Ellen Downey. Colin MacKenzie, Barbara Brenner,
Mary Krueger, Karen Engstrom, Jeanette Brenner, Nancy Maloni, Laurien Enos.
Second Row: Patricia Murphy, Joyce Busi, Natalie Santos, Beverly Tassinari, Joan
Lexner, Janice Kingman, Louis Kierstead, Sylvia Sheehan, Sally Mandell, Patricia
Smiley, Roberta Randall.
Third Row: Frederick Sherman, Robert Morini, Christopher Hussey, Wallace Crowell,
Laurence Benassi, David Keay, Ira Carlin, John Vancini.
Student Activities Society
The Student Activities Society con-
sists of all members of the student
body and faculty. Its purpose is to
organize and promote school activities
which include Assembly Programs.
In September, the S.A.S. sponsored
a "Get-Together" Dance which was
very successful. Also, during Septem-
ber, the S.A.S. presented a program of
piano duets given by Louise Govoni
and Patricia Parkhurst. November,
Colonel Furlong, former army officer in
the Far East, spoke on "Where Do We
Go From Korea?" "Music Around the
World" was the subject of Mary Barry's
performance on the marimba in Jan-
uary. Then, in April Russell Currey gave an informative and amusing
talk on "Mind Your Manners."
Under the direction of Miss Ellen Downey, the members of the S.A.S.
Board and Council through the wishes of the student body have instigated,
as the big project of the year, the collection of approximately $1000. Only
a "Penny a Day" is required of each pupil if he wishes to join in the
worthy cause of the Cerebral Palsy Foundation.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES SOCIETY
First Row: Nancy Prindle, Barbara Brenner, Constance Hadaway, Laurien Enos, Miss
Ellen Downey, Roberta Randall, Wayne Caton, Karen Engstrom.
Second Row: Natalie Santos, Lois Kierstead, Joyce Busi, Marilyn Griffith, Nancy
Maloni, Jeanette Brenner, Patricia Smiley, Sylvia Sheehan, Jane Gunther.
Third Row: Mario Crociati, Robert Morini, Donald Weeks, Lawrence Benassi, Francis
Vancini, David Keay, Beverly Tassinari.
First Row: Constance Crowell, Mrs. Marion Whiting, Natalie Santos, Rollene Santos.
Second Row: Joyce Gallerani, Laurien Enos, Sally Eldredge, Shirley Cordeiro, Janet
McCosh, Lucille Alsapiedi.
First Row: Sylvia Melahoures, Nancy St. George, Nancy Pellegrini, Miss Margie Wil-
bur, Joan Cavicchi, Marilyn Griffith.
Second Row: Cynthia Smith, Marion Cadman, Dorothy Chase, Carolyn Dittmar,
Jacqueline Pizzotti, Laura Hutchinson.
The Press Club of Plymouth High School is a business organization
in reality. For gathering interesting news of the school and compiling
it into a news column, the Old Colony pays the Press Club a certain fee
a line. All the proceeds go into the Press Club Treasury which will be
emptied later for some worth-while cause.
Each member of this club has specific "routes" to take to find news.
One person may write up assemblies, one may tabulate the scores of the
sports weekly, and one may ask each teacher if he or she has an interest-
ing bit of information. All this material is given weekly to Joan Cavicchi
who improves upon it. Then the copy is typed and sent to the press. Then,
we're after next week's news!
First Row: Carol Connelly, Joan Tibbetts, Joan Cavacco, Joan Lexner, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Pimental, Nancy Bartlett.
Second Row: Elizabeth Priestley, Elizabeth Wood, Ann Guidaboni, Nancy Schiel,
Bernadette Kuhn, Joyce Gallerani.
Third Row: Priscilla Tillson, Richard Arponen, Nancy Pellegrini, James Goodwin,
lO* A WEEK COLLECTORS
First Row: Carolyn Vannah, Christine Brigida, Joyce Contente, Lucille Zanello,
Joanne Dries, Bernadette Kuhn, Joan Fortini, Cleta La Rocque, Roberta Anderson,
Joyce Busi, Patricia Parkhurst, Rose Romano.
Second Row: Mr. Mario Romano, David Keay, Ira Carlin .Beatrice Costa, Lois Kier-
stead, Shirley Roncarati, Joyce Pederzini, Marie Hasz, Adele Vandini, Roger
Weaver, Wallace Ruas.
Third Row: Walter Correa, Alfred Tedeschi, Louis Sgarzi, Norman Mitchell, Orman
Jenkins, David Maffini, John Hanson, Edward Borgatti, John Schied, Neil Ingenito,
Have you ever searched fervently for
a special book for book report day only
to find a Latin Mythology in its place?
Well, you certainly haven't in the Ply-
mouth High School Library where each
book is in order! Under the direction of
Mr. Pyle the Library Staff takes charge
of all books entering and leaving the li-
brary, makes sure all the books are in
ship-shape order, and keeps the book
shelves neat and clean. Next time you
rush into the library for a book, remem-
ber all the work that's done behind scenes,
and treat that book with care!
Sitting:: Mary Ellen Callahan, Karen Engstrom, Cecilia Jacobs, Cynthia Smith, Shirley
Garuti, Joan Lexner, Patricia Murphy.
Standing-: Adele Vandini, Lucille Zanello, Barbara Brenner, Joan Bessette, Janice
Williams, Joanne Dries, Joanne Fillebrown, Carol Proctor, Jane Brenner, Shirley
Lodi, Mr. Arthur Pyle.
First Row: Phyllis Northrup, Jacqueline Weston, Janice Davis, Patricia Murphy, Cyn-
thia Smith, Joyce Contente, Bernadette Kuhn, Arlene Motta, Marion Muthig, Joan
Cavicchi, Nancy Pellegrini, Sheila Clough, Joan Tibbetts, Roberta Anderson.
Second Row: Benjamin Cohen, Mrs. Alice Urann, Philip Tinti, Adele Vandini, Ann
Zanello, Rollene Zaniboni, Jacqueline Pizzotti, Nancy Dunlap, Marion McGuiness,
Carolyn Dittmar, Sally Holmes, Elizabeth Priestley, Nancy Owens, Betty Travers,
June Wood, Arthur Atkins, Robert Buckingham.
Third Row: Paul Baratta, John Schied, Shirley Garuti, Alice McManus, Patricia Park-
hurst, Joan Bessette, Janice Williams, Nancy St. George, Lucille Zanello, Sally Man-
dell, Patricia Goodwin, Elizabeth Bobb, Eleanor, Travers, Lucille Alsapiedi, Colin
MacKenzie, Robert Holton.
Fourth Row: Richard Sturtevant, Richard Blaisdell, Ann Hilton, Jean Douglas, Elaine
Cavicchi, Rollene Santos, Natalie Santos, Nancy Maloni, Joyce Busi, Joyce Gallerani,
Diane Brenner, Joan LaForest, Catherine Swanton.
First Row: Dorothy Chase. Sylvia Melahoures, Benjamin Cohen, Joyce Barlow.
Second Row: Virginia Colas, Robert Grace, Carolyn Dittmar, Mr. Claiborne Young,
Robert Simmons, Richard Carlin.
Mr. John Packard, Connie Jennings, Bruce Henderson, James Fitzpatrick, Michael Cu-
ozzo, Elizabeth Priestley, Joyce Busi, John Schied, Douglas Wood, Robert Holton, Rob-
ert Gunther, Lawrence Benassi, Irwin Holmes, Richard Moore, Theodore Jesse.
Key to Baby Pictures "Baby Atoms and Eves"
1. Helen Michael
2. Marilyn Griffith
3. Sylvia Melahoures
4. Mary Izzo
5. Lorraine Lopes
6. Joan Cavicchi
7. Jane Brenner
8. Steven Tavares
9. Bernadette Kuhn
10. Marion Muthig
11. Joanne Dries
12. Loretta Caramello
13. Marion & John Cadman
14. Ann Hall
15. Nancy Dunlap
16. Patricia Darsch
17. Elaine Cavicchi
18. Howard Wood
19. Barbara Peck
20. Ann Hilton
21. SaUy Mandell
22. Joan LaForest
23. Constance Crowell
24. Patricia Goodwin
25. Shirley Lodi
26. Natalie Santos
27. Claudette DiStaula
28. Catherine Swanton
29. Donald Govoni
30. Joan Cappella
31. Betty Travers
32. Rollene Perry
33. Theodore Jesse
34. Richard Silva
35. Carole Henry
36. Constance Verkade
37. Rollene Zaniboni
38. Dorothy Chase
39. Anne Drew
40. Patricia Murphy
41. Maryann Dickson
42. Janet Stefani
43. Janis and Joan Tibbetts
44. Patricia Pratt
45. Patricia Sollis
46. Joan Bessette
47. Elaine Correa
48. Dianne Dyer
49. Barbara Brenner
50. Laura Hutchinson
51. Rollene Santos
52. Nancy Pellegrini
53. Arlene Motta
54. Joan Cavacco
Left to right: Sally Holmes, Cecelia Jacobs, Joyce Contente, Dorothy Chase, Mr. Young,
Marilyn Griffith, Adele Vandini, Janice Davis.
Protozoa! Penicillin! People! All these widely-diversified topics are
subjects for discussion in the newly-organized Biology Science Seminar
which is maintained for those deeply-interested in biology, the science of
living things, and are desirous of thinking and working creatively. Very
informal in its organization, a typical seminar meeting consists of reports
of current science literature and its effects on the world, summaries of
famous scientists' lives, bits of general scientific knowledge gleaned from
everywhere, a discussion on one prepared topic, and finally, the talks of
guest speakers, both student and adult. There are no limitations to the
topic for a meeting except that it must deal with living organisms and
must involve creative thinking.
Mr. Young, the organizer, has
established the seminar in con-
junction with the Science Clubs
of America, not only to develop
interest in current scientific e-
vents but to encourage thinking
in a scientific world.
"Swing: your partner 'round the hall,
Honor your corner and grand chain all."
Every Tuesday night the gym is filled with laughter and music.
. Mrs. Doyle's fingers fly over the piano keys, whizzing out peppy
favorites of the past. The Sun Setters, a group of senior high school
y students, meet once a week for the purpose of square dancing. And
j who's that calling? Why, that's Mr. Young, wearing his bright red
and white square dancing shirt.
People have asked what the Sun Setters
are and what they do. How did they start?
What are their plans? The square dancing in
Plymouth was in a terrible state. Mr. Young
likes to see good dancing and people having
fun, so he decided to do something about it.
As soon as Mr. Mongan's consent was given,
the Sun Setters were organized.
Things really get started Tuesday night
in the gym on the dot of five. This is about the time that the sun sets
in the fall. We dance until six-thirty. This hour and a half is a pleas-
ant period of instruction.
On March 6, of this year, a benefit square dance was held to help
a Kingston family. The calling was done by "The New Hampshire
Woodsman", assisted by the "Woodchips". Yes, you guessed it! Mr.
Young was "The New Hampshire Woodsman". The Sun Setters, alias
"The Woodchips", were there to help the people with the steps and to
enjoy the dancing.
This, we hope, is only the beginning. As long as Mr. Young will
call the dances, the Sun Setters hope to dance Plymouth High School
right into some of New England's well known dance festivals.
Christopher Hussey, Patricia Baker, Robert Simmons, Joyce Contente, Roger Weaver,
Richard Sturtevant, Ann Guidoboni, Nancy Morse, Richard Blaisdell, Jeanette Bren-
ner, Sally Eldredge, Wallace Crowell, Nancy St. George, Claire Connelly, Mary
Ellen Callahan, Betsy Anderson, Alfred Tedeschi, Ira Carlin, Nancy Maloni, John
Scheid, Sally Mandell, John Packard, Janice Davis, Adele Vandini, Sally Holmes,
Robert Holton, Marion Cadman, Karen Engstrom, Mr. Claiborne Young.
Back Row: Steven Tavares, Richard Carlin, Philip Tinti, Karen Engstrom, Elaine Cav-
icchi, Joyce Brenner, Elaine Correa, Constance Crowell, Betty Travers, Joyce Gal-
lerani, Arthur Atkins, Ernest Souza.
Third Row: Theodore Jesse, Constance Jennings, Sarah Mandell, Sarah Holmes, Shirley
Cordeiro, Claire Baratta, Natalie Dennett, Laurien Enos, Rollene Santos, Patricia
Goodwin, Barbara Mori, Marion Muthig, Rollene Zaniboni, Benjamin Cohen.
Second Row: Mr. Roland Holmes, Arlene Motta, Patricia Darsch, Barbara Brenner, Dor-
othy Chase, Joan Cavicchi, Nancy Pellegrini, Elizabeth • Priestley, Sally Eldridge,
Priscilla Tillson, Roberta Anderson, Natalie Santos, Lila Melisse, Jean Douglas,
Front Row: Nancy Prindle, Adele Vandini, Sylvia Melahoures, Laura Hutchinson,
Nancy St. George, Joyce Contente, Marilyn Griffith, Ann Hilton, Richard Blaisdell,
Marguerite Holmes, Patricia Parkhurst, Janice Williams, Marion Cadman.
First Row: Mrs. Miriam Raymond, Laura Hutchinson, Marion Cadman, Betty Travers,
Marion Muthig, Marguerite Holmes, Patricia Darsch, Constance Crowell, Joanne
Dries, Sylvia Melahoures.
Second Row: Dorothy Chase, Lawrence Benassi, Joyce Gallerani, Janet Stefani, Janice
Williams, Barbara Brenner, Marilyn Griffith, Donald Weeks.
Third Row: Ernest Souza, Elaine Correa, Laurien Enos, Nancy Prindle, Nancy Pelle-
grini, Joan Cavicchi, Bernadette Kuhn.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
In an impressive ceremony on March 24, six Juniors and four Seniors
became new members of the National Honor Society. In order to become
a member, one must possess outstanding qualities of scholarship, leader-
ship, character, and service, and must be elected by the student body and
First Row: Laurien Enos, Joanne Dries, Marguerite Holmes, Dorothy Chase, Lawrence
Benassi, Barbara Brenner, Marilyn Griffith, Laura Hutchinson.
Second Row: Patricia Baker. Joyce Contente, Benjamin Cohen, Nancy Pellegrini,
Richard Carlin, Janice Williams, Adele Vandini, Miss Helen Johnson, Sally Holmes,
Joan Cavicchi, Sylvia Melahoures.
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First Row: Rollene Zaniboni, Patricia Smiley, Roberta Randall, Marcia Scagliarini,
Roger Weaver, Mr. John Pacheco, Joan Carton, Joyce Contente, Sabra Carpenter.
Second Row: Louis Sgarzi, Wallace Ruas, William Sgarzi, Mario Crociati, Richard
Barufaldi, Alfred Lopresti, Francis Vancini, Paul Baratta, David Mello, Lewis
Third Row: Joseph Ferriera, Donald Weaver, Neal Ingenito, Alfred Vierra, Orman
Jenkins, Louis Cecco, James Dykeman, Leonard Vaz, Wayne Caton.
Fourth Row: Robert Wager, Wallace Crowell, Robert Borsari, Joseph Mondeau,
William Zucchelli, Ronald Montanari, Raymond Longhi, Richard Carlin, James
First Row: Marilyn Griffith, Ira Carlin, Rollene Zaniboni, Sabra Carpenter, Patricia
Goodwin, Mr. John Pacheco, Alfred Vieira, Sylvia Melahoures.
Second Row: Richard Barufaldi, Robert Borsari, Robert Wager, Mario Crociati, Ray-
mond Longhi, Joseph Teves, David Mello.
Third Row: Wayne Caton, Leonard Vaz, Joseph Mondeau, Louis Cecco, Wallace Ruas,
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First Row: Sylvia Melahoures, Cynthia Smith, Elizabeth Anderson, Diantha Gould,
Dorothy Chase, Alice McManux, Christine Brigida, Rollene Zaniboni, Cecilia Jacobs,
Patricia Baker, Dolores Almeida, Patricia Parkhurst, Marilyn Griffith.
Second Row: Catherine Swanton, Ann Zanello, Joyce Contente, Mary Ellen Callahan,
Janice Davis, Adele Vandini, Shirley Garuti, Phyllis Northrup, Marion Cadman,
Ann Hilton, Nancy St. George, Patricia Murphy, Lucille Zanello.
Third Row: Marie Hasz, Sally Mandell, Judy Thorn, Sally Holmes, Sabra Carpenter,
Nancy Maloni, Joan Fortini, Claire Connelly, Carol Connelly, Marilyn Clarke, Sally
Eldredge, Sheila Clough, Janice Williams.
First Row: Sheila Clough, Elizabeth Anderson, Joyce Contente, Janice Davis, Adele
Vandini, Patricia Baker.
Second Row: Sally Holmes, Patricia Parkhurst, Accompanist; Sylvia Melahoures, Ac-
companist; Christine Brigida, Cecilia Jacobs.
LE CERCLE JEAN D'ARC
Nancy St. George, Nancy Prindle, Patricia Darsch, Janice Williams, Marilyn Griffith,
Barbara Brenner, Lucille Zanello, Miss Jeanette Jacques, Elaine Battles, Joan Cavicchi.
Le Cercle Jeanne D'Arc
Organized at Russell Street on
Tuesday, the second of October, our
French Club consists of 9 struggling
French students and "le professeur
francais", Miss Jacques. That after-
noon we planned for our future
meetings. We decided to make this a
strictly social club without the use of
Our first meeting, the sixth of
November, was held in Room 30.
Here we congregated to pack a box
for a little French girl. We filled it
with a sweater, school equipment, ornaments
delight the poor little girl for Christmas.
Next on the agenda came Christmas. To
and things with which to
"tea" at which we served coffee or
we went to
tea. We ex-
the Blue Blinds to have a
changed joke gifts also.
Being a group of food lovers, we decided that two girls should cook
us a meal at Miss Jacques' apartment, February. Thus, the French Club
enjoyed a luxurious meal with real Italian spaghetti for the main course.
We are looking forward to a visit with Joan Cavicchi in March. Joan
is going to present a selection of French tunes, which should be very ap-
propriate and appealing.
April will be our biggest affair of all. We are planning a Boston spree.
With enormous appetites we plan to devour some luscious "cuisine fran-
caise" at "Le Henri Quatre" restaurant. From there we will attend a
matinee pertaining to France.
"Le Finis"will be a cook-out in May. We certainly can say that we
have spent many an interesting and enjoyable afternoon in our Club
called "Le Cercle Jeanne D'Arc". Janice Williams
JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Seated: Vice-President, Richard Sturtevant; Secretary, Joyce Busi; President, Daniel
Beaton; Treasurer, Mario Crociati.
Standing:: Miss Nellie Locklin, Advisor.
SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS
Seated: Louis Sgarzi, Treasurer; Sylvia Sheehan, Secretary; Edward Borgatti, President;
Francis Merritt, Vice-President.
Standing: Miss Iris Albertini, Advisor.
Advice to the Seniors As Future Freshmen of the World
1. Roland Holmes —
Now is the "Time of your life'' —
it is tomorrow's seed; sow it well.
2. Elizabeth Kelly —
Always do your share of work willingly — Have
a sense of humor — Be considerate of the other
3. John Pacheco —
Music, Music, Music.
4. Jeanette Jacques —
5. Iris Albertini —
"To choose with careful eye
The things to be remembered by."
6. Edgar J. Mongan —
In the Universe of the World,
Performance counts, not words.
7. Ardys Farnsworth —
A good sport is naturally a good winner,
but also a good loser.
8. Harold Rogers —
Listen more —
1. Miriam Raymond
May you meet well the high chal-
lenge of your class motto.
2. Helen Johnson —
"To thine own self be true,
And it must follow as the night
the day —
Thou cans't not then be false to
3. Joffrey Nunez —
You can't fool teachers.
4. Alice Urann —
Grin and bear it!
5. Margie Wilbur —
"Esse quam videri"
6. Claiborne Young —
Make a plan — then work your
7. Helen Bagnall —
A positive attitude, consideration
for the other fellow, and sense of
humor will help.
8. Richard Smiley —
(In bottom right corner)
Be careful of the pitfalls as you
drive down the road of life.
1. Mario Romano
Face the future with a desire to work, do well and more too; you are only
2. John Packard —
A word to the wise is sufficient — work well!
3. Lydia Gardner
To get along with others be cheerful, courteous, considerate and co-operative.
4. Arthur G. Pyle
If you ever go fishing be sure to catch a fish so big that even you won't have
to lie when telling about it.
5. Nellie Locklin —
My advice to Seniors — Work.
6. Virginia Kingman —
Be sure to remember you get out of life exactly what you put into it.
7. Carlo Guidaboni —
"Enjoy yourselves, it's later than you think."
8. Ellen Downey —
"You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink."
9. Margaret Brown —
Really do the job you have to do, enjoy that job, consider those you are working
with, and, chances are, you'll be happy and succeed.
To the uninitiated, French III is just another class. However, those
of us who belong to the exclusive set of nine mademoiselles, one monsieur,
and le professeur know better. Just open the door to Room 30 and listen
awhile. Somone is translating a difficult description, and the others wait,
expecting to be called on at any moment. Soon you will see the whole
class troop to the board to write French sentences which are too often in
need of an enormous quantity of correcting chalk. If you are very fortu-
nate, you will hear the class record on the wire recorder; and when the
French is played back, the experience is both amusing and helpful. This
isn't all. Stay a bit and you will hear members of the class carry on French
conversations which include ordering a full-course dinner or talking with
a cabbie. You will hear of French history, art, and music, of drama, poli-
tics, and fashions, and of delectable French cuisine. Does that convince
you? Now you realize why the French III Class feels "francais" from head
to toe as it passes through the corridors, back to its native land.
FOR BETTER OR WORSE?
With the explosion at Hiroshima came the most complex problem of
the world — past, present or future. "Should we use the far reaches of
atomic energy for warfare or peacetime production?"
If left in our hands, we would probably use it for useful peacetime
construction. This power can be put to such a myriad of uses that the
complete list would astound us. A few such used are as follows: cobalt
and iodine, radioactivized, are a good source of cure for tumor patients.
By using radioactive materials and Geiger counters, scientists can tell
how a wound heals, what goes into the filling of an ear of corn, and
whether grease really gets into a bearing. Also atomic energy gives off
tremendous heat and light.
As a direct opposite, if it is left to greedy fanatics, it can spell the end
of humanity. It is a weapon of which none of us knows the potentialities.
Hiroshima is a good example of an infinitesimal amount of energy com-
pared with the total power it could release. Do we want the earth to be-
come a small sun?
What we make of atomic energy is for us to choose. This is not a mat-
ter for scientists alone but for every citizen.
Atomic energy is the creation of science. Every scientist searches at
midnight to pray that this creation will become a blessing. The prayer is
in all our hearts; its fulfillment lies in our hands.
John Packard '54
ON ATOMIC ENERGY
Awful is the terror it yields,
Tireless is its destructive force,
Odious is the trident which it wields.
Majestic as it runs its evil course;
Intent upon the spread of deadly rays,
Changing the dark night to the glare of day.
Equal nearly to the wrath of God,
Neutral to all men, impartial to all sod;
Ending the work that man has done,
Ruinous as the desert sun;
God, for safe delivery,
Yearningly, we pray to Thee.
Diana Silva '54
Looking into the future, this is what I see:
Ten thousand weary soldiers filing in front of
They're young; they're old; they're meek;
I feel their warm breaths on my face —
I hear their hearts beat at a distorted pace;
I see the day turn into gray,
As our soldiers march away.
Amidst this mass of strained emotion,
I see the pangs of pained devotion;
Though they vanish into the mist.
Our lives will still exist, — to love, to hate, to
weep, to wait —
While the gray turns into day,
Our soldiers march away!
Joyce Brenner '54
"AND THERE IS NO WAR"
They climbed the hill together —
The two young brave marines.
Both were rugged sergeants,
Though barely past their teens.
They both had fought in battle
In Korea from the start
Yet, their ideas differed greatly
And their worlds were far apart.
Basically, they were the same —
Neither held a grudge
Why this war was being fought
They felt no cause to judge.
And, as they climbed together.
It was suddenly very clear
That their thoughts were far away that
On the ones whom they held dear.
It wasn't in the words they spoke
It was something deep inside —
Something unexplainable —
As if their hearts had cried
With each step the boys had climbed
They'd resigned themselves to fate —
And now there was nothing else to do
Except to wait, and wait.
Side by side, they knelt to pray
And raised their eyes to God
They stood, and turned, and slowly met
The enemy's firing squad.
Roberta Anderson '52
INFILTRATION or THE MARCH OF COMMUNISM
Today, Comrade Termites, I am going to discuss with you the found-
ing of Rome. You have all, no doubt, heard the popular American theory
that it was founded by Romulus and Remus. Like all American theories,
this is incorrect. Unfortunately it is being taught in this school along with
many other examples of American propaganda. For this reason, comrades,
we are working daily to reduce it to a futile heap of sawdust.
But to return, fellow termites and communists, to the founding of
Rome. Romulov, a faithful member of the party, left Russia, taking only
a hammer and a sickle, and built Rome with the help of his brother Rem-
uski. The early Romans, too stupid to learn the beautiful and intricate
Russian language, were taught to speak Latin, a language based on Rus-
sian, although by no means satisfactory, or as liquid.
Then, comrades, tragedy struck. Remuski, the brother of Romulov,
had once travelled to America. Being a trifle weak-minded, he was con-
verted to Capitalism, the scourge of the people.
Unknown to Romulov, Capitalism was spread by this traitor among
the innocent Romans. Remuski at last, however, made a mistake which
cost him his life. On his way to breakfast one morning, he passed the pic-
ture of Stalin and neglected to salaam three times. Romulov saw him and
instantly shot and killed him. But, alas, it was too late. Capitalism, like a
dread disease, had pervaded the city and Romulov was forced to return
to Russia, a sadder but a wiser man.
The Romans continued to give trouble. Rather than mine iron, com-
rades, they began chipping pieces off the Iron Curtain. Do not gasp, com-
rades. Crime is always the product of Capitalism. As you might have sus-
pected, it became necessary for the glorious Russian army to enter Rome
and lead its citizens to the path of Communism. Directly matters improv-
ed. As that great Russian orator, Circeroski, was wont to say, "Comrades,
things are pickin' up." Such a sentiment might have been expressed by
a Roman party member of the period.
And that, comrades, began the rise of Rome. For tonight's assignment,
we shall begin demolishing the roof, and tomorrow I will tell you about
the great and famous Russian general, Caesaroff.
Class is dismissed! Maristene Jess '53
HIS BEST GIRL
If I could only be that girl,
Whom he thinks a priceless pearl;
With level head and mind so strong,
Unable to do any wrong;
If I could only withstand grief,
Hide my fears, restrain my tears;
If I could learn to be as true
To him as he is to me too;
If I could learn to care for health
And care not quite so much for wealth;
If I'd confess when I'm to blame
Be unconcerned with a life of fame;
If I could live to love and learn,
To be loved by him in turn;
Then I could be his priceless pearl,
Or in other words, his best girL
Jean Douglas '52
Your stinging gusts strike
My flesh with piercing blades,
And tears fill my eyes,
As all sense of beauty fades.
Your frigid breath seeps
Through my body with drilling force,
Striving, with massive strength,
To thrust me off my course.
Your icy fingers caress
The frozen countenance of my face,
While you dance and scuttle briskly
With an agile grace.
Carolyn Vannah '54
IN STUDY HALL
With a crash, a bang and a zoom —
A ruler flies across the room;
'Tis a familiar scene in study hall,
Where no one really studies at all.
From the back of the room
Comes a buzzing sound,
Making the Prof, leap with a bound
He quiets all the buzzing bees,
And then, at last, he sits at ease.
BY THE DAWN'S EARLY LIGHT
When I got up this brisk, cold morn
I saw the frost upon the lawn;
The hills extended to the sky,
And looked so cold up -there on high.
The sun appeared beyond the hill,
And shone upon my window sill,
And soon its rays had set aflame
The paintings on my window pane.
Ann Guidoboni '54
If turmoil could leave my soul at rest, and
Forgotten memories against my breast,
Nor whisper coaxing words within my ear,
I would not feel this frightening fear
But see, instead, the hopeful spring
Resplendent on a robin's wing.
Karen S. Engstrom '54
I love a TV. mystery
With villains cool and crafty —
One that's full of thrills and chills
In houses dark and drafty.
Victims lying here and there.
Heroes brave and bold;
Grandma tied up in her chair,
Her body growing cold.
But when it's time to go to bed,
I hate to climb the stair;
For then each shadow frightens me
And straightens out my hair.
Carol Connelly '54
THE CALM BEFORE
The waves, like tiny fingers,
Gently caress the shore —
With tranquil serenity,
Seeking to deceive us —
Then suddenly, the storm clouds lower;
Behold! the false calm changes;
The waves dip and soar,
For now the hoax is over,
And the waves crash to the shore.
Diana Silva '54
The day was nearly over, and the dying sun
Send out its golden fingers to play along the shore.
They stretched along the stoney beach
And turned each tiny grain of sand
To shimmering gold.
And as they stretched still further out
To touch the lighthouse top; and leave it
Haloed with a glow of golden light,
They brushed their gold dust o'er the caps
Of the soft receding waves.
And left their mark upon the stones
Damp, glistening at the water's edge.
Each swaying reed was touched; and terns
And other nimble birds that played among the reeds
Were caressed by the magic; and given
Eyes and feet of gold.
But then the sun drew back its playful fingers;
And took its magic back; and left the shore
Without its golden light; all grey and dead
Nancy Prindle '52
The boats plow the water
Fighting the sea,
They keel in the breakers,
And yearn to be free.
They dip in the roughness,
Their bows in the waves,
And rise on the white caps
Shunning their graves.
Their bodies are wet
From the salt of the sea.
And they call as they ride,
"Set us free; set us free!"
Across the dark harbor,
The slight stretching sand,
Grows gold in the path
Of a yellowing strand.
The song of an elm tree,
A rust'ling new psalm,
Bids farewell to the charger,
And welcomes the calm.
The boats which have tossed now
Stand proud on the sea,
No longer they worry,
Nor fight to be free.
Their decks are all cleared
For the bright sun to warm,
How proud stand their masts, for
They've ridden the storm.
Sally Mandell '52
THE JOYS OF SPRING
I love the glories of the spring —
Flowers, sunshine, and birds that sing;
White, fluffy clouds in a sky of blue —
Grass in the morning covered with dew.
The pitter-patter of April showers,
Gently awakening the earth and flowers,
Oh, what joy does nature bring
To everyone and everything!
Cecilia Lillich '54
Fleeting fingers cross the Keys,
And humble notes from deep within
Rebound, releasing beautiful melodies;
Bent bows and vibrant strings
Draw lyric tones from violins —
And clarinet trills
Flutter like flags unfurled in the wind.
There's music streaming through the air —
Lofty tunes for us to share
In the lilting land of music.
Marilyn Rossi '54
First Row: George Clarke, Walter Nelson, Donald Reid, Philip Carletti, Raymond
Bussolari, Captain; Brooks Johnson, Karl Anderson, Joseph Maguire.
Second Row: Francis Vancini, Manager; David Mello, Frank Raymond, Paul Ferazzi,
Michael Barrett, Wayne Caton, Robert Meller, Francis Merritt, Daniel Beaton,
Third Row: Mr. Hank Rogers, Coach; Alfred Vierra, Manager; Irving Wall, Ronald
Ferioli, Donald Taub, Wallace Ruas, Robert Fraccolossi, Dennis Barrett, John Van-
cini, Leo Cadorette.
On the 28th of December, Plymouth played its first game at Braintree.
Here the Blue and White were confronted with a team of three games
experience. This showed right away as the Plymouth players were obvi-
ously nervous and shaky. But on the other hand, Braintree was a cool-
headed, smooth-running team. They broke to a lead at the half and were
never headed. Their lead however was threatened in the fourth period
when Plymouth came to within three points of a tie. The final score was
Braintree 44, Plymouth 38. Capt. Ray Bussolari was high scorer for
Plymouth, making 17 points.
On the 8th of January Plymouth went to Wareham. Here we found
a very small floor and low ceiling. This plus the fact that Wareham had
a good team put Plymouth at a definite disadvantage. Wareham broke
out in front by two points at the half. During the third quarter Wareham
made some uncanny shots from as far out as half floor; and despite the
terrific efforts of Capt. Bussolari and Wayne Caton, the final score was
58 to 52, Wareham on top. Bussolari was high scorer with 22.
On Tuesday, the 15th of January, Plymouth went to Middleboro. At
first the two teams seemed evenly matched. Then Plymouth got accli-
mated to the small court and started to widen the margin. Capt. Bussolari
was hitting at will, and Wayne Caton with his deadly one hand shots was
hitting consistently. This game proved to be out of the ordinary in two
ways. Once during the fourth period Plymouth had only four men on the
floor. Then Don Reid made history. He scored the 99th and 100th points.
The final score was Plymouth 105, Middleboro 67. High scorers for Ply-
mouth were Capt. Bussolari with 30 and Wayne Caton with 20.
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On the 17th, Plymouth journeyed to Weymouth. Plymouth, because
of its last two victories, was rather cocky. It was this, coupled with the
aggressiveness of the Weymouth team, that proved disastrous. They burst
out ahead with a big lead which at one time during the third quarter was
only five points. But as Ray Bussolari fouled out, so went our faint hope
of victory. The final score was 64 to 44 Weymouth winning. Our high
scorer was Bussolari with 15 points.
January 22 found the Blue and White playing host to Rockland. This
was a game we sorely needed to build up our confidence and stay in con-
tention for the league championship. Rockland was in the lead at the
quarter, but at the half Plymouth was ahead by 4 points. We opened the
gap to 10 points, but Rockland came back to within three points of a tie.
But baskets by Caton, Anderson, Carletti and Bussolari lengthened the
gap again to 7 points in the final minutes. The whistle ending this excit-
ing contest found Plymouth on top with 59 points to Rockland's 53. Bus-
solari scored 25 points and Caton 14.
On January 25 Plymouth played host to Hingham. Just as in the
previous encounter between these two clubs, the game was exciting; Hing-
ham had the lead at the end of each period except the last. With about a
minute to play Plymouth, having a one point lead, successfully "froze"
the ball. On the last play of the game a Plymouth player was fouled un-
intentionally and was awarded two free shots. The final score was Ply-
mouth 53, Hingham 50. Capt. Bussolari was high scorer.
February 5 Plymouth came back home to meet Middleboro in another
onesided game. Plymouth, getting off to a slow start, soon found itself
and scored almost at will despite the two platoon system used by Middle-
boro. At the final whistle the scoreboard read 83 to 54 in favor of the
home team. Capt. Bussolari was again high scorer.
On February 8 Plymouth met Wareham, its only league conqueror.
The game, needless to say, was exciting and rather nerve wracking. Ply-
mouth jumped to a 14 point lead, which was whittled down to 9 points at
the half. Wareham fought desperately and came to within 5 points of a
tie. In the closing minutes of the game Wareham began to fold under
the strain of the relentless attack of Plymouth, and as a result Plymouth
opened up the margin. The final whistle found Plymouth the victor by a
score of 50 to 43, and also leader in the league.
February 12 the Blue and White hoopsters journeyed to Rockland. A
victory here would clinch the Old Colony League Championship. The
game was a thriller, with Rockland jumping to a six points lead. But
Plymouth was determined, and fought its way back into the game. Early
in the 3rd quarter Capt. Bussolari injured his knee, threatening a setback
to the team. But his replacement was big Don Reid who, teamed with
George Clarke, cleaned the backboards for a 66 to 56 victory. Plymouth
was now the league champ; and Capt. Bussolari, despite his knee injury,
was still high scorer with 16 points.
On the 15th of February the Blue and White met the Alumni. The
Grads, led by Joe Freitus, fought hard. But their lack of playing and
practicing together showed up, and the score at the final whistle was
The next game for the Blue and White was the 19th of February,
when they met Canton, a team winless in 13 games. But Canton seemed
to forget its past record and fought with the utmost persistance. The
game was tied at the half. In the opening minutes of the 3rd period Ply-
mouth jumped to a ten point lead, only to have it cut down to three at the
beginning of the fourth period. With only five seconds left to play, Karl
Anderson made a lightning attempt to put Plymouth one point ahead; but
Canton threw the ball the length of the floor where it was shot for the
winning point. The final score was Canton 54, Plymouth 53. This was
quite an upset, with Wilson of Canton scoring 30 points and Capt. Bussol-
ari scoring 20.
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First Row: Coach Mario Romano, Leonard Vaz, George Clarke, Carl Turini, Kenneth
Reid, Wayne Caton, Brooks Johnson, Robert Morini, Steven Tavares, Walter Correa,
Charles Gavoni, Joseph Mondeau, Philip Maini, Howard Wood, Harry Churchill,
Richard Gonsalves, Coach Antone Spath.
Second Row: Leo Caderette, Irving Wall, Daniel Beaton, Robert Gavoni, Philip Carletti,
Donald Fantoni, Harley LeCain, Ronald Montanari, Donald Coombs, Allan Cotti,
Dennis Barrett, Donald Taub, Richard Barufaldi, Charles Silva.
Third Row: Ronald Caton, Robert Fraccalossi, David Maffini, George Arnold, Louis Cor-
reia, Ira Carlin, Ronald Tavares, Richard Saunders, Wayne Wood, Paul Ferazzi,
Ralph Willis, Paul Baratta, Louis Cappella.
On September 22, the Plymouth High eleven played its first game at
Taunton against Coyle's well-drilled, smooth running team. With only
a little over two weeks practice, we proved to be no match for Coyle. The
score at the half was 13-0, Coyle on top. The second half proved to be
much different with Coyle scoring virtually every time they were in pos-
session of the ball. The final score was Coyle 41, Plymouth 0.
On September 29, the Blue and White met Bridgewater at home. The
first half was evenly played, both teams failing to score. But in the open-
ing minutes of the third quarter Plymouth scored. By the time the game
ended we had added two more touchdowns and two extra points. The
score ended Plymouth 20, Bridgewater 0.
October 9 found Plymouth playing host to Middleboro. The players
were warned against the Middleboro backfield. But with Howie Wood
leading the defense attack on the line and Wayne Caton in the backfield
the visitors were stopped. Plymouth began rolling in the second half,
scoring twice and adding an extra point.
On October 20 Plymouth journeyed to Abington. Here the team seem-
ed to bog down and couldn't get rolling. Abington scored and held the
lead for the rest of the game. This was indeed a let-down as the Blue and
White didn't resemble the team of the previous week. The score at the
final whistle was a disappointing Abington 6, Plymouth 0.
October 27 Plymouth went to Hingham. Here they met a strong and
aggressive team which they held scoreless until the final minutes of the
second period. Then Hingham scored with a pass into the end zone from
the 10-yard line. Plymouth threatened twice but bogged down short of
the goal. Hingham countered again in the last quarter. The final score
was Hingham 13, Plymouth 0, but Hingham knew she had been in a game.
November 3 Plymouth was host to New Bedford Vocational. The off-
ence of both teams shadowed the defense. The score at the half was 19 to
19. During the second half our defense tightened and stopped "Voc." But
fumbles by Plymouth safely allowed them to score the winning touch-
down. The final score was New Bedford Vocational 25, Plymouth 19.
November 10 Plymouth played Barnstable, an undefeated team. Our
defense held their powerful backfield in check, but fumbles again plagued
us, enabling them to score two touchdowns before the first half ended.
They added two more in the last half, and the final score was 26 to 0,
Barnstable the winner.
The season's record was two and six. Plymouth scored 52 points to
her opponents' 105. The following accounted for some of the 52 points:
Wayne Caton — 12
Richard Gonsalves — 12
Brooks Johnson — 18
Donald Fantoni — 6
Harry Churchill — 4
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First Row: John Hathaway, Lawrence Mansfield, John Scheid, Robert Holton, Edmund
Lopes, Lawrence Benassi, Alfred Tedeschi, Donald Weaver.
Second Row: Robert Vandini, Lewis Bartlett, Robert Gunther, Roger Weaver, Francis
Vancini, Wallace Crowell, John Packard, John Hanson, Richard Sturtevant, Donald
Govoni, Richard Blaisdell.
CROSS COUNTRY TEAM
First Row: Donald Weaver, Alfred Tedeschi, John Hathaway, Lawrence Benassi, Rob-
ert Holton, Lawrence Mansfield, Richard Blaisdell, Edmund Lopes.
Second Row: Robert Vandini, Lewis Bartlett, Wallace Crowell, John Vancini, Richard
Sturtevant, John Packard, Jack Scheid.
In cross-country, unlike many other sports, the team with the fewer
points wins. Plymouth High started its cross-country season October 8
against Middleboro. The Blue and White came out on top by a score of
15 to 40. On October 19 Plymouth journeyed to Brockton where it met a
strong team and lost by two points.
October 25, Plymouth again met Middleboro, and even with a Ply-
mouth handicap, Middleboro was unable to match the talent of Holton,
Lopes, Scheid, and Hathaway, and was again shut out 15 to 40. October 31
Plymouth met New Bedford Vocational at New Bedford and, handicapped
without Scheid, lost 32 to 25.
Then, November 3 was the day of the state meet at Franklin Field
where Eddie Lopes, a Sophomore, placed ninth in a field of over 100. Ply-
mouth placed second in the Class B division with 151 points to Rockland's
November 6, Rockland came to Plymouth where, Rockland, due to
the brilliant running of Hoss, won 23 to 33. November 9, Plymouth played
host to Weymouth at the new course at the Plymouth Country Club. The
Blue and White found very little competition as Holton, Lopes, Mansfield,
and Scheid placed 1, 2, 3, 4. The score was 17 to 46 in favor of P.H.S.
November 13 was the date for the district meet at the Plymouth Coun-
try Club where Hoss of Rockland again led his team to victory over Ply-
mouth and the other competitors, Rockland scoring 24 points, Plymouth
scoring 26, and Canton 73.
Plymouth enjoyed a successful season losing two meets but winning
four. This plus the excellent showing at the State meet and at the district
meet proves the capability of our Coach Carlo Guidaboni and the willing-
ness of the squad.
GIRLS' HOCKEY TEAM
First Row: Sabra Carpenter, Donna Barufaldi, Patricia Smiley, Elaine Cavicchi, Rollene
Zaniboni, Nancy Prindle.
Second Row: Joan Carton, Manager; Audrey Verkade, Christine Brigida, Cleta LaRoc-
que, Karen Engstrom, Mary Ellen Callahan, Constance Hadaway, Gail Borgatti,
Patricia Baker, Manager.
Third Row: Sally Eldredge, Carol Connelly, Marilyn Clarke, Nancy Maloni, Barbara
Halunen, Helen Johnson, Claire Connelly.
GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM
First Row: Beverly Tassinari, Audrey Verkade, Donna Barufaldi, Elaine Cavicchi, Joan
Fortini, Marguerite Holmes, Constance Hadaway, Nancy Prindle, Patricia Smiley.
Second Row: Carol Connelly, Carolyn McCosh, Patricia Diozzi, Marilyn Rossi, Mary
Ellen Callahan, Shirley Roncarati, Elizabeth Wood, Gail Borgatti, Patricia Baker.
Third Row: Marilyn Clarke, Cleta LaRocque, Dolores Almeida, Claire Connelly, Nancy
Maloni, Barbara Halunen, Christine Brigida, Miss Ardys Farnsworth.
COLD SPRING SCHOOL — Court St. Originally Erected in 1895
COLD SPRING SCHOOL — Alden St. Erected 1951
pwmouth savims bxmc
Best wishes to the
Qraduating Class of
6 - 8 Court St.
-D- -D- -□-
Shows the Newest in Misses', Women's and Children's Wear
WATCHMAKERS and JEWELERS
Hamilton — Elgin — Longines
28 Main St. Plymouth
PLYMOUTH LUMBER CO.
BUILDING MATERIALS OF ALL KINDS
PURITAN CLOTHING CO.
'The Men's and Boys' Store of Plymouth"
PURITAN TAILORING DEPT.
TAILORS — CLEANERS — FURRIERS
Cape Insurance Agency
Amedeo V. Sgarzi Orfeo H. Sgarzi
for Everything Insurable
4 Court St. Plymouth, Mass.
Zanello Furniture Co.
Electrical Appliances — Furniture
84 Court St.
Walter S. Pearson
Watches — Diamonds
62 Court St. Plymouth, Mass.
'4 MAIN ST. XtiaZgrwrn Ogena^ TEL.2055
DESIGNED f PRINTED
Is your guarantee of . . .
SATISFACTORY work by
a 12 5 year old firm financ-
ially strong with a record of
To the Class of 1952
Very Best Wishes
PLYMOUTH CORDAGE COMPANY
ROPE - BALER TWINE - BINDER TWINE - TYING TWINE - TWISTED PAPER
The Plymouth National Bank
Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Ellis Curtain Company, Inc.
Best Wishes to Class of '52
BAILEY MOTOR SALES, Inc.
BUICK and PONTIAC SALES and SERVICE
114 Sandwich Street
Savings and Loan Association
Inc. 1882 Fed. 1937
James R. Chandler
Harry R. Talbot
Executive Vice President
Robert J. Tubbs
Treasurer and Secretary
Walder J. Engstrom
A. Lee Roulston Fred C. Brown
Mae E. Emond
♦ ■■ ..■: ■
Our new home at Court and Russell Sts. will be
ready to receive you this summer.
At Your Service For
INSURED SAFETY FOR SAVINGS
HOME MORTGAGES LOANS PLANS
Planned for Your Budget
The North Plymouth
J. W. BRENNER & SON
Wallpaper — Paints
HOLMES AND YOUNG
8 Samoset St. Tel. Ply. 1132
COOPER DRUG CO.
Prescriptions Carefully Compounded
DRUGS — CANDY — CIGARS
Plymouth Rock Joint Board
Textile Workers Union
of America, C. I. O.
Farl R. Harper — President
HENDREE'S ICE CREAM
(In Seven Flavors)
Robert Tassinari — 1st Vice-Pres.
Lawrence Mossey — 2nd Vice-Pres.
Arrigo Ferioli — Rec. Sec.
In Orafs — If It's Bexsil — It's Bight
Theodore Filteau, Man.
MORSE & SHERMAN
WM. J. SHARKEY
Court Street Plymouth
TO THE CLASS OF '52
THE YARN SHOP
52 Court St.
PLYMOUTH SUPPLY CO.
Plumbing - Heating - Electrical Supplies
39 Court St., Plymouth Tel. 1423
PLYMOUTH GLASS CO.
Best Wishes to Class of 1952
THOMAS R. HOGAN
CAPEWAY SERVICE STATION
118 SANDWICH ST.
Phone - 275
Congratulations to Senior Class
Upholsterers — Decorators
44 Court St.. Plymouth — Tel. 1575
TAVERNELLI'S BARBER SHOP
Soares and Ottani, Proprietors
SCUDDER COAL & OIL CO.
TOWN BROOK SERVICE STATION
International Sales and Service
. . . 24-Hour Road Service . . .
14 Water Street Plymouth 820-W
to the Class
WALK-OVER SHOE STORE
65 Main St. — Plymouth
Some of Our Lines Include
Stride Rites — Hill and Dale — Bass
Enna-Jettick — Walk-Over — Foot-Delights
Bostonians — Penaljo's — Mansfields
Walk-Overs — Stetson — Arnold — Physical Culture
Peter Rabbits — Buskins — Cabblers
C. P. WASHBURN CO.
GRAIN, LUMBER & PLUMBING
SALES and SERVICE
Kaiser * Frazer * Henry J.
THE ROGERS PRINT
Complete Printing Service
20 Middle St. Tel. 165-M
To the Senior Class
PRINTERS and LITHOGRAPHERS
..EYDEN PRESS 9 TOWN SQ - PLYMOUTH. MASS.
"COMPLETE PRINTING — INCLUDING LAYOUT & FINISHED ART WORK'
Printers of this Publication
SAMOSET GARAGE INC.
CHRYSLER — PLYMOUTH
We Buy and Sell
Sales and Service
Good Used Cars
Best Wishes to Class of '52
WOOD'S FISH MARKET
RALPH F. GOODWIN, PROP.
PLYMOUTH ROCK HOTEL
FRESH, SALTED AND SMOKED FISH
Good Food Moderate Prices
Crabmeat, Scallops, Lobsters, Oysters and Clams
Telephone 261 Plymouth
& AUTO STORE
12 Court St.
35 Main St. Tel. 525
PLYMOUTH ROCK GROCERY
Phone 1198 117 Sandwich Street
MANOMET LUMBER CO.
DEXTER'S SHOE STORE
THE ENTIRE FAMILY
Tel. 165-W 16 Court St.
HATCH ELECTRIC CO.
12 Market St.
P. O. Box 356
• Builders' Hardware
• Oil Burners
• Mechanics' Tools
• Plumbing — Heating
• Pittsburg Paints
• Sheet Metal Work
• Electrical Supplies
• Furnaces — Boiler:
• Shell Fuel Oil
SHIRETOWN MOTORS INC.
No. Carver Tel. Carver 16-2
Specializing in Sale of
DELANO & KEITH
CIVIL ENGINEERS and SURVEYORS
3A Main Street
to the Senior Class
PECK - GARRITY
Hugh L. Garrity .Funeral Service
LEADING SHOE STYLES
For Dress, Casual or Sportwear
HOSIERY — HANDBAGS
All at Popular Prices
CATERING TO TEEN-AGERS
Jabez Corner Tel. 258
Quality Meats & Groceries
"The Place with Parking Space"
Water St. - Opp. State Pier
JACK OTTINO -- ALFRED VOLTA
TOWN SHOE SERVICE
63 % Main St.
WARD & BRADY
PIONEER FOOD STORE
Meats, Groceries, and Provisions
289 Court cor. Castle St. Tel. 53
A. K. FINNEY
WATCHMAKER & JEWELER
290A Court St.
No. Plymouth, Mass.
We carry a complete line of Hamilton,
Waltham & Bulova Watches.
PRIMO'S SERVICE STATION
PLYMOUTH BAKING CO.
Bread, Rolls, Doughnuts,
Cake, Pies, and Cookies,
5* — $1.00
THE HOBSHOLE HOUSE
An Inn With Early American Charm
212 Sandwich St. Tel. 1153-W
Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. O'Neill
KINGSTON LUMBER CO.
"Buy Where The Builders Buy"
^^^0*^~\ Complete Line of
^^^ Building Materials
^^Spll Modene Paint
14 Main Street No. Plymouth
Tel. Plymouth 1665
Telephone PLYMOUTH 1261
DUTTON MOTOR CAR CO.
115 Sandwich Street
OLDSMOBILE -•- CADILLAC
H. A. BRADFORD & SONS
S. S. PIERCE
1 Warren Ave. Plymouth
Your Search for Furniture
Is Not Complete
Until You Have Shopped
GOGGIN and SON
11 Court St.
STUDEBAKER SALES $ SERVICE
Tel. 269-W Plymouth. Mass.
For the Values in Real Estate
and for Insurance That
Really Covers Your Losses
Walter V. Schroeder
Real Estate & Insurance
18 Main St. Ext.
Hr ^t |b 7P lESSofl
V ■■■v. • ■
JOHN E. JORDAN CO.
MEN AND WOMEN ADMITTED TO ALL COURSES
* College of Liberal Arts
* College of Engineering
* College of Business Administration
School of Law (Day and Evening)
School of Business (Evenings)
College of Liberal Arts (Evenings)
ALL CURRICULA OFFER BROAD TRAINING FOR LIVING
AND EARNING A LIVELIHOOD
Early in September — Early application is necessary
FOR CATALOG — MAIL THIS COUPON AT ONCE
Director of Admissions
Boston 15, Massachusetts
Please send me a catalog of the
□ College of Liberal Arts □
□ College of Engineering □
□ College of Business Administration □
□ School of Law □
□ Evening School of Business □
(City or Town)
Evening — College of Liberal Arts
Day Pre-Medical Program
Day Pre-Dental Program
Day Pre-Legal Program
Evening Pre-Legal Program
(P. 0. NumeiaU)
Favorably Known for 67 Years and Still in a Class
"Made For Particular People"
131 Eliot Street Milton 87, Mass.
10% Nelson Street Plymouth, Mass.
Tel. 459 84 Summer St.
Congratulations to the
SARACCA'S NEWS STORE
36 SANDWICH ST.
Class of 1952
SNUG HARBOR MOTORS
Tel. Dux. 51 Duxbury, Mass.
For A Quick Meal or Snack
Main St. Ext. Tel. 1906
Tel. 30 Notary Public
STODDARD & TALBOT
"Insurance That Insures"
Harry R. Talbot
Attorney-at-Law Plymouth, Mass.
'Ztetvuf't 'purutitune &x.
40 COURT ST. PLYMOUTH, MASS.
JABEZ COR. SERVICE STA.
Warren Ave. Tel. 161
Best Wishes to
Class of 1952
KENT'S BEAUTY SALON
19 Court St. Plymouth, Mass.
Room 9 Tel. Ply. 794
PLYMOUTH MEN'S SHOP
18 MAIN STREET, PLYMOUTH
HENRY MENGOLI & SON
Plumbing and Heating Contractors
DELCO OIL BURNERS
To the Class of 1952
Duxbury Tel. 15
/piwvouTH. /*VASS eST.iWO
"Fifty Years of Serving Plymouth"
61 and 63 Main Street
Compliments of the
PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.
124 SANDWICH ST.
Best Wishes from
GULF TWINS SERVICE STATION
Corner of Court & Samoset Sts.
Paul Scheid Tel. 2140
PLYMOUTH ROCK HARDWARE
62 Court St. Phone 951
Tel. 372 52 Main St.
CROSS CONSTRUCTION CO.
287 Court St.
SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO.
EGAN CHEVROLET COMPANY
120 Sandwich St. Plymouth
PARTS • SALES • SERVICE
FORN SIGN CO.
SALES — SERVICE — MAINTENANCE
LETTERING OF ALL KINDS
TRUCK & AUTO SPRAYING
Tel. Plymouth 33
315 Court St. Plymouth
ELGIN - GRUEN - HAMILTON
Expert Clock & Watch Repairing
Tel. 429 Plymouth 18 Court St.
CREDIT - BUDGET - TERMS
GINO'S SERVICE STATION
GINO R. FECI
OLD COLONY LAUNDRY
Master Launderers — Dry Cleaners
18 Howland St.
Best of Luck
87 Sandwich Street
ELIZABETH M. FOSTER
Room 10 Bnttner Bldf.
Furniture — Bedding — Floor Covering
MITCHELL-THOMAS CO. Inc.
Frank A. Mitchell Tel. 76
House t? Blue Blinds
GRACE & MARION GOODRICH
In our homey dining-rooms and
attractive screened terrace
Unusual gifts in our 'Tetite Gift Shop"
No. 7 on Historic North St. Plymouth
"That Distinctive Store of Plymouth"
GEORGE V. BUTTNER
Plymouth's Most Modern Store
For Ladies, Misses and Children
Tel. 290 19-21 Court St.
ANTFS TAILOR SHOP
— Formal Wear —
Cleaning — Tailoring — Dyeing
Auto Body Shop
Mario E. Traverso, Proprietor
112—114 Sandwich Street
Rear Bailey Motor Sales Inc.
CLASS OF 1952
Richard Blaisdell is having his insurance program analyzed at the
ELMER E. AVERY INSURANCE AGENCY Inc.
7 TOWN SQUARE
D. B. Avery — P. F. Bechard — W. E. Green
A LA CARTE SERVICE
Shore Dinners Our Specialty
5 to 1 1 MAIN ST. Plymouth, Mass.
Plumbing & Heating
Wishes to extend its
congratulations to the
180 Court St. Tel. 24-W
PARK AVE. SERVICE STATION
Socony — Vacuum Products
Cor. Court and No. Park Ave.
to the Class of 1952
Tel. 543 Kingston
LINCOLN ST. SERVICE STATION
S*jT\ CHARLES CABAFOU
Hmrjjr) Cor. LINCOLN & SANDWICH STS.
\^%/ Phone 2009 Plymouth, Man.
SOUTH CENTRE MARKET
PLYMOUTH ROCK ALLEYS
Congratulations to the
REPAIR & SERVICE STATION
No. Carver, Mass.
EMERSON'S VARIETY STORE
WHITE HORSE BEACH
Lowest Prices 'in Town
Corner North St. 67 Main St.
ARONS FURNITURE CO.
R 18 Middle St. Tel. Ply. 25
O Everything - For
N The - Home
S&Cfrfztf '<* *
A snack or a meal —
TO THE CLASS OF 1952
M & M SPORTING GOODS CO.
25 Main St.
Dr. Victor V. Ragonetti
Dr. George P. Canucci
Dr. T. W. Loft
Dr. E. Harold Donovan
Dr. James A. McDade
Dr. M. A. Policow
Dr. G. H. Jackson
Dr. Samuel Swartz
Dr. and Mrs. Wilfred E. Cohen
Dr. and Mrs. William A. Potter, Jr.
1 95 2
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